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Vihanti is a municipality of 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. ...

It is located in the province of Oulu and is part of the Northern Ostrobothnia region. The municipality has a population of 3,424 (2003) and covers an area of 485.21 km² of which 4.13 km² is water. The population density is 7.1 inhabitants per km². Finland consists of 6 provinces (Finnish: läänit, Swedish: län). ... Northern Ostrobothnia is a region (maakunta / landskap) of Finland. ... Finland is divided into 20 regions (maakunta/landskap in Finnish/Swedish). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ...

Vihanti is home of the heavy rock band "Gobra". The original cast was all-Vihantian, but the current one includes also outsiders. The band has a rehearsal facilities in the Lampinsaari village.

The great dance hall in Mäntylampi was the biggest one in the whole province during the 1970's but is now used only couple of times per year. The Mäntylampi camping area has not been well kept.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

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Summary: Drillings in the Lampinsaari area and in Kuuhkamo in Vihanti on the map sheet 2434 05, during the years 2004–2005.
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In 1982, the fourth Finnish SOS Children's Village was opened at Vihanti, a small community in northern Finland.
Vihanti has about 4000 inhabitants, and it is located approximately 600 kilometres north of Helsinki and 75 kilometres south of the city of Oulu.
The SOS Children's Village of Vihanti is situated on the edge of the town Vihanti and is surrounded by beautiful pine woods.
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