Piikkiö

Piikkiö (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈpiːkːiø]; Swedish: Pikis), is a former municipality of Finland. Piikkiö was consolidated with Kaarina on 1 January 2009.

Piikkiö
CountryFinland
ProvinceWestern Finland
RegionSouthwest Finland
Sub-regionTurku
Merged with Kaarina1 January 2009
Government
  City managerJouko Mäkinen
Area
  Total90.35 km2 (34.88 sq mi)
  Land90.28 km2 (34.86 sq mi)
  Water0.07 km2 (0.03 sq mi)
Area rank400th
Population
 (2003)
  Total6,695
  Rank162nd
  Density74/km2 (190/sq mi)
 +0.9% change
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Official languagesFinnish
Urbanisation82.3%
Unemployment rate7.9%
ClimateDfb
Websitehttp://www.piikkio.fi/

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southwest Finland region. The municipality had a population of 6,836 on December 2004 and covered an area of 90.35 km² (excluding sea) of which 0.07 km² is inland water. The population density was 75.72 inhabitants per km².

The municipality was almost unilingually Finnish.

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