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Vihanti was a municipality of Finland. It was merged with the city of Raahe on 1 January 2013.
Vihanti is located in the Northern Ostrobothnia region. The municipality has a population of 3,020 (31 December 2012) and covers an area of 489.64 square kilometres (189.05 sq mi) of which 4.93 km2 (1.90 sq mi) is water. The population density is 6.231/km2 (16.137/sq mi).
Vihanti is home of the heavy rock band "Gobra". The original line-up was all-Vihantian, but the current one includes also outsiders. The band has a rehearsal facilities in the Lampinsaari village.
The great dance hall in Mäntylampi was the biggest one in the whole province during the 1970s but is now used only a couple of times per year. The Mäntylampi camping area has not been well kept.
The municipality is unilingually Finnish.