Särkisalo

Särkisalo (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈsærkiˌsɑlo]; Swedish: Finby) is a former municipality of Finland, located mostly on Särkisalo island. It was consolidated with Salo on January 1, 2009.

Särkisalo

SärkisaloFinby
Särkisalon kunta
Finby kommun

Coat of arms
CountryFinland
ProvinceWestern Finland
RegionSouthwest Finland
Sub-regionSalo
Merged with SaloJanuary 1, 2009
Government
  City managerPaavo Karila
Area
  Total82.85 km2 (31.99 sq mi)
  Land81.79 km2 (31.58 sq mi)
  Water1.06 km2 (0.41 sq mi)
Area rank405th
Population
 (2003)
  Total723
  Rank420th
  Density8.7/km2 (23/sq mi)
 2.8 % change
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Official languagesFinnish
Urbanisation0.0%
Unemployment rate10.5%
ClimateDfb
Websitehttp://www.sarkisalo.fi/

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southwest Finland region. The municipality had a population of 710 (2004-12-31) and covered an area of 82.85 km² (excluding sea) of which 1.06 km² is inland water. The population density was 8.68 inhabitants per km².

The municipality was bilingual, with majority being Finnish and minority Swedish speakers.

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