Kimito

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Kimito kommun - Kemiön kunta
Kemiö.vaakuna.svg Kemiö.sijainti.suomi.2008.svg
Coat of Arms Location
Province Western Finland
Region Finland Proper
Sub-region Åboland
Area
- Of which land
- Rank
320.17 km²
317.88 km²
ranked 281st
Population
- Density
- Change
- Rank
3,301 (2004)
10.4 inh./km²
+ 0.1%
ranked 277th
Urbanisation 39.3%
Unemployment 7.2%
Official languages Swedish, Finnish
Municipal manager Tom Simola
Home page http://www.kimito.fi

Kimito (Swedish pronunciation: [t̠ʃimito]; Finnish: Kemiö, [ˈkemiø]) is a former municipality of Finland. On January 1, 2009, it was consolidated with Dragsfjärd and Västanfjärd to form the new municipality of Kimitoön. Prior to the consolidation, it was one of the four municipalities located on Kimito island, the other three being Västanfjärd, Dragsfjärd and Halikko.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Finland Proper region. The municipality had a population of 3,301 (2004-12-31) and covered an area of 320.17 km² (excluding sea) of which 2.29 km² is inland water. The population density was 10.38 inhabitants per km².

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

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Coordinates: 60°09′50″N 22°43′40″E / 60.16389°N 22.72778°E / 60.16389; 22.72778