Dragsfjärd

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Dragsfjärds kommun
Dragsfjärdin kunta
Dragsfjärd.vaakuna.svg Dragsfjärd.sijainti.suomi.2008.svg
Coat of Arms Location
Province Western Finland
Region Finland Proper
Sub-region Åboland
Area
- Of which land
- Rank
274.95 km²
266.78 km²
ranked 298th
Population
- Density
- Change
- Rank
3,378 (2004)
12.7 inh./km²
- 1.2%
ranked 274th
Urbanisation 62.7%
Unemployment 8.3%
Official languages Swedish, Finnish
Municipal manager Klas Nyström
Home page http://www.dragsfjard.fi

Dragsfjärd is a former municipality of Finland. On January 1, 2009, it was consolidated with Kimito and Västanfjärd to form the new municipality of Kimitoön.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Finland Proper region. The municipality had a population of 3,378 (2004-12-31) and covered an area of 274.95 km² of which 8.17 km² is water. The population density was 12.66 inhabitants per km².

Western part of the municipality belongs to the Southwestern Archipelago National Park and forms the eastern part of the park.

The municipality was bilingual with 76% of the population being Swedish speakers and 21% being Finnish speakers.

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Media related to Dragsfjärd at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 60°04′20″N 022°28′10″E / 60.07222°N 22.46944°E / 60.07222; 22.46944