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Basic information on Utajärvi

•    Population 2957 (31.12.2011)
•    Land area 1738 km^2 (9 times the area of Helsinki or 6 times the area of Oulu)
•    Founded 1865
•    Tax rate 19,5
•    The best area political perks in the country
•    EU 1 – support area.
•    National 2 support area.

Municipality of Utajärvi is a part of

•    Council of Oulu Region
•    Joint Authority of Oulunkaari
•    Liminka hundred
•    District court of Oulu
•    Oulu tax office
•    Oulu countryside centre
•    Northern Ostrobothnia Forestry centre
•    Northern Ostrobothnia ELY-centre:
•    Countryside services, labour services, business service, road maintenance, environmental matters
•    Hospital district of Northern Ostrobothnia

Distances: to Oulu 60 km, to Kajaani 120 km.
Neighboring municipalities: Muhos, Pudasjärvi, Oulu, Puolanka and Vaala