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Tervolan kunta
Tervola kommun
Tervola Church
Tervola Church
Coat of arms of Tervola
Location of Tervola in Finland
Location of Tervola in Finland
Coordinates: 66°05′20″N 024°48′40″E / 66.08889°N 24.81111°E / 66.08889; 24.81111Coordinates: 66°05′20″N 024°48′40″E / 66.08889°N 24.81111°E / 66.08889; 24.81111
Country Finland
Sub-regionKemi–Tornio sub-region
 • Municipal managerMika Simoska
 • Total1,592.03 km2 (614.69 sq mi)
 • Land1,561.72 km2 (602.98 sq mi)
 • Water32.66 km2 (12.61 sq mi)
Area rank41st largest in Finland
 • Total2,904
 • Rank225th largest in Finland
 • Density1.86/km2 (4.8/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish99.5% (official)
 • Swedish0.1%
 • Others0.5%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1415.4%
 • 15 to 6454.9%
 • 65 or older29.6%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]20%

Tervola is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Lapland, Finland. The municipality has a population of 2,904 (31 March 2021)[2] and covers an area of 1,592.03 square kilometres (614.69 sq mi) of which 32.66 km2 (12.61 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 1.86 inhabitants per square kilometre (4.8/sq mi).

Neighbour municipalities are Keminmaa, Ranua, Rovaniemi, Simo, Tornio and Ylitornio.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.


  1. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Preliminary population structure by area, 2021M01*-2021M03*". StatFin (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  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 (1-year) and sex by area and the regional division of each statistical reference year, 2003-2020". StatFin. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  5. ^ "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2021" (PDF). Tax Administration of Finland. 1 December 2020. Retrieved 10 April 2021.

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