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Savonlinna
Nyslott
Municipality
Savonlinnan kaupunki
Nyslotts stad
Olavinlinna from air pre-1962.jpg
Coat of arms of Savonlinna
Coat of arms
Location of Savonlinna in Finland
Location of Savonlinna in Finland
Country Finland
Region Southern Savonia
Sub-region Savonlinna sub-region
Charter 1639
Area (2009)
 • Total 1,973.34 km2 (761.91 sq mi)
 • Land 1,210.86 km2 (467.52 sq mi)
 • Water 762.48 km2 (294.40 sq mi)
Area rank 41st largest in Finland
Population (2013)
 • Total 27,420
 • Rank 37th largest in Finland
 • Density 22.65/km2 (58.7/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website www.savonlinna.fi
Highway 14 at Savonlinna
Savonlinna main library august 2012
Main library 2012
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Savonlinna is a town in Finland. The population was almost 36,250 in January 2014. Neighbouring municipalities are Enonkoski, Heinävesi, Kitee, Liperi, Parikkala, Rantasalmi, Ruokolahti, Rääkkylä, Sulkava and Varkaus. Some parts of central Savonlinna has been built over islands. Over one-third of the area is water or islands.

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