Lemu

Lemu (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈlemu]; Swedish: Lemo) is a former municipality of Finland and an old church parish dating back to the middle ages. Together with Askainen, the municipality was consolidated with Masku on January 1, 2009.

Lemu

Lemu – Lemo
Lemun kunta
Lemo kommun

Coat of arms
CountryFinland
ProvinceWestern Finland
RegionSouthwest Finland
Sub-regionTurku
Merged into MaskuJanuary 1, 2009
Government
  City managerRauli Lumio
Area
  Total47.25 km2 (18.24 sq mi)
  Land47.14 km2 (18.20 sq mi)
  Water0.11 km2 (0.04 sq mi)
Area rank420th
Population
 (2003)
  Total1,548
  Rank378th
  Density33/km2 (85/sq mi)
 +1.2 % change
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Official languagesFinnish
Urbanisation63.2%
Unemployment rate5.5%
Websitehttp://www.lemu.fi/

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southwest Finland region. The municipality had a population of 1,603 (2004-12-31) and covered an area of 47.25 km² (18.24 sq mi) (excluding sea) of which 0.11 km² (0.04 sq mi) is inland water. The population density was 34.01 inhabitants per km² (88/sq mi).

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

See also

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