Saarijärvi (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈsɑːriˌjærʋi]) is a town and municipality of Finland. It is located in the Central Finland region. The municipality has a population of 9,115
(31 December 2021) and covers an area of 1,422.72 square kilometres (549.32 sq mi) of
which 170.8 kmÂ² (65.9 sq mi)
is water. The population density is
7.28 inhabitants per square kilometre (18.9/sq mi).