Pertteli

Pertteli (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈpertːeli]); Swedish: S:t Bertils) is a former municipality of Finland. It was consolidated with Salo on January 1, 2009.

Pertteli

PertteliS:t Bertils
Perttelin kunta
S:t Bertils kommun

Coat of arms
CountryFinland
ProvinceWestern Finland
RegionSouthwest Finland
Sub-regionSalo
Merged with SaloJanuary 1, 2009
Government
  City managerIlkka Salminen
Area
  Total156.08 km2 (60.26 sq mi)
  Land154.15 km2 (59.52 sq mi)
  Water1.93 km2 (0.75 sq mi)
Area rank356th
Population
 (2003)
  Total3,773
  Rank248th
  Density24/km2 (63/sq mi)
 +1.6 % change
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Official languagesFinnish
Urbanisation59.5%
Unemployment rate8.3%
Websitehttp://www.pertteli.fi/

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southwest Finland region. The municipality had a population of 3,833 (2004-12-31) and covered an area of 156.08 km² of which 1.93 km² is water. The population density was 24.87 inhabitants per km².

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

Saint Bartholomew is the namesake of the municipality and is the subject of the heraldic shield.

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