Alastaro

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Alastaro
Former municipality
Alastaron kunta
Coat of arms of Alastaro
Coat of arms
Location of Alastaro in Finland
Location of Alastaro in Finland
Coordinates: 60°57′15″N 022°51′50″E / 60.95417°N 22.86389°E / 60.95417; 22.86389Coordinates: 60°57′15″N 022°51′50″E / 60.95417°N 22.86389°E / 60.95417; 22.86389
Country Finland
Region Finland Proper
Sub-region Loimaa sub-region
Consolidated 2009
Area[1]
 • Total 258.12 km2 (99.66 sq mi)
 • Land 256.8 km2 (99.2 sq mi)
 • Water 1.32 km2 (0.51 sq mi)
Population (2008-12-31)[2]
 • Total 2,910
 • Density 11.33/km2 (29.3/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

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

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

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

References[edit]

  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. Retrieved 27 March 2010. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Alastaro at Wikimedia Commons