Viitasaari is a town and municipality of Finland.
It is located in the Central Finland region. The town has a population of 6,141
(31 July 2020) and covers an area of 1,589.13 square kilometres (613.57 sq mi) of
which 340.43 km2 (131.44 sq mi)
is water. There are all together 230 lakes in Viitasaari. Biggest lakes are Lake Keitele, Lake Kolima and Muuruejärvi. The population density is
4.92 inhabitants per square kilometre (12.7/sq mi).
The municipality is unilingually Finnish.
Results of the 2011 Finnish parliamentary election in Viitasaari:
Centre Party 32.5%
Social Democratic Party 26.2%
True Finns 16.6%
National Coalition Party 9.9%
Left Alliance 5.5%
Christian Democrats 5.5%
Green League 2.6%
The following cities or municipalities are twinned with Viitasaari:
Nõo Parish, Estonia
Staffanstorp Municipality, Sweden
Storuman Municipality, Sweden