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Pieksämäki is a town and municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region.The town has a population of 18,353 (31 August 2017)[2] and covers an area of 1,836.22 square kilometres (708.97 sq mi) of which 266.76 km2 (103.00 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 11.69 inhabitants per square kilometre (30.3/sq mi).. Neighbour municipalities are Hankasalmi, Joroinen, Juva, Kangasniemi, Leppävirta, Mikkeli, Rautalampi and Suonenjoki.

The town of Pieksämäki was formed on January 1, 2007 with the consolidation of the municipalities of Pieksämäki and Pieksänmaa.

Pieksämäki railway station is an important junction for the Finnish railway network, and Savo Railway Museum is located in the area.

The Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences' Campus of Forestry is located in Pieksämäki.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Politics

Results of the Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Pieksämäki:

International relations

Twin towns — sister cities

Pieksämäki is twinned with:

Notable people

References

  1. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018. 
  2. ^ a b "Ennakkoväkiluku sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, elokuu 2017" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 18 October 2017. 
  3. ^ "Population according to language and the number of foreigners and land area km2 by area as of 31 December 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 29 March 2009. 
  4. ^ "Population according to age and gender by area as of 31 December 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 28 April 2009. 
  5. ^ "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2011. 

External links

Media related to Pieksämäki at Wikimedia Commons