Alastaro (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈɑlɑstɑro]) is a former municipality of Finland. It was merged into the town of Loimaa on 1 January 2009.

Former municipality
Alastaron kunta
Alastaro kommun

Coat of arms
Location of Alastaro in Finland
Coordinates: 60°57′15″N 022°51′50″E
RegionSouthwest Finland
Sub-regionLoimaa sub-region
  Total258.12 km2 (99.66 sq mi)
  Land256.8 km2 (99.2 sq mi)
  Water1.32 km2 (0.51 sq mi)
  Density11/km2 (29/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Southwest Finland region. The municipality had a population of 2,910 (31 December 2008) and covered an area of 258.12 km2 (99.66 sq mi) of which 1.32 km² is water. The population density was 11.33 inhabitants per km².

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.


  1. "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2008" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 27 March 2010.
  2. "Population by municipality as of 31 December 2008". Population Information System (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Archived from the original on 2010-12-02. Retrieved 27 March 2010.

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