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Pihtipudas
Municipality
Pihtiputaan kunta
Pihtipudas kommun
Pihtipudas Church
Pihtipudas Church
Coat of arms of Pihtipudas
Coat of arms
Location of Pihtipudas in Finland
Location of Pihtipudas in Finland
Country Finland
Region Central Finland
Sub-region Saarijärvi–Viitasaari sub-region
Area (2009)
 • Total 1,247.62 km2 (481.71 sq mi)
 • Land 1,074.9 km2 (415.0 sq mi)
 • Water 172.72 km2 (66.69 sq mi)
Area rank 86th largest in Finland
Population (2013)
 • Total 4,492
 • Rank 196th largest in Finland
 • Density 4.18/km2 (10.8/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website www.pihtipudas.fi
Lake Kolima At Summer
Lake Kolima at summer

Pihtipudas is a municipality in Finland. In August 2013, 4,386 people lived there. It is in Central Finland. It is next to the municipalities of Haapajärvi, Keitele, Kinnula, Pielavesi, Pyhäjärvi, Reisjärvi and Viitasaari. It contains the villages of Alvajärvi, Elämäjärvi, Ilosjoki, Korppinen, Kärväskylä, Muurasjärvi, Pihtipudas, Peninki, Rönny, Saani, Kojola and Seläntaus. The largest lakes nearby are Kolima, Alvajärvi and Muurasjärvi.

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