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Suonenjoki is a town and municipality of Finland. This is a list of towns in Finland. ... The municipalities (kunta in Finnish, kommun in Swedish) represent the local level of administration in Finland and act as the fundamental administrative units of the country. ...



Suonenjoki is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Northern Savonia region. The municipality has a population of 7,741 (2006) and covers an area of 862.21 km² of which 142.64 km² is water. The population density is 10.76 inhabitants per km². Finland consists of 6 provinces (Finnish: läänit, Swedish: län). ... The Province of Eastern Finland is a province of Finland. ... Northern Savonia is a region (maakunta / landskap) in eastern Finland. ... Finland is divided into 20 regions (maakunta/landskap in Finnish/Swedish). ... -1... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ...


The municipality is unilingually Finnish.


Suonenjoki is famous for its strawberries. It is also known as "the Strawberry Town". Lots of foreign people, mainly from Russia, come to Suonenjoki in summer to work on strawberry farms. That makes Suonenjoki the most international town of Finland at summer. There is a party in Suonenjoki in July called Mansikkakarnevaalit, "Strawberry Carnival". There was also a rock festival named Jörisrock, the last "Jöris" was held in 2006. Species 20+ species; see text The strawberry (Fragaria) is a genus of plants in the family Rosaceae, and the fruit of these plants. ...


Geography, Traffic

Suonenjoki is situated between two important cities, Kuopio and Jyväskylä, and the road number 9 between those cities goes through Suonenjoki. The railway between Kuopio and Helsinki goes also through the center of Suonenjoki. Kuopio is a Finnish city located in the province of Eastern Finland and the region of Northern Savonia. ... Fireworks in Jyväskylä Jyväskylä (IPA: [jyʋæsËŒkylæ]) is a city located in central Finland, 147 km from Tampere and 270 km from Helsinki, near the lakes Päijänne and Keitele. ... Founded 1550 Country Finland Province Southern Finland Region Uusimaa Sub-region Helsinki Area[1] - Of which land - Rank 185. ...


The neighbor municipalities of Suonenjoki are Rautalampi in the west, Tervo and Karttula in the north, Kuopio in the east, Leppävirta in the southeast and Pieksänmaa in the south. Rautalampi is a municipality of Finland. ... Tervo is a municipality of Finland. ... Karttula is a municipality of Finland. ... Kuopio is a Finnish city located in the province of Eastern Finland and the region of Northern Savonia. ... Leppävirta is a municipality of Finland. ... Pieksänmaa is a municipality of Finland. ...


External links

  • Suonenjoen kaupunki - the official website of Suonenjoki (in Finnish)


Coordinates: 62°37′30″N, 27°07′20″E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Suonenjoki - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (207 words)
Suonenjoki is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Northern Savonia region.
Suonenjoki is situated between two important cities, Kuopio and Jyväskylä, and the road number 9 between those cities goes through Suonenjoki.
The neighbor municipalities of Suonenjoki are Rautalampi in the west, Tervo and Karttula in the north, Kuopio in the east, Leppävirta in the southeast and Pieksänmaa in the south.
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