Lemu

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Lemun kunta
Former municipality
Coat of arms of Lemun kunta
Coat of arms
Lemu.sijainti.suomi.2008.svg
Country Finland
Province Western Finland
Region Finland Proper
Sub-region Turku
Merged into Masku January 1, 2009
Government
 • City manager Rauli Lumio
Area
 • Total 47.25 km2 (18.24 sq mi)
 • Land 47.14 km2 (18.20 sq mi)
 • Water 0.11 km2 (0.04 sq mi)
Area rank 420th
Population (2003)
 • Total 1,548
 • Rank 378th
 • Density 33/km2 (85/sq mi)
  +1.2 % change
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Official languages Finnish
Urbanisation 63.2%
Unemployment rate 5.5%
Website http://www.lemu.fi/

Lemu (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈlemu]; Swedish: Lemo) is a former municipality of Finland and an old church parish dating back to the middle ages. Together with Askainen, the municipality was consolidated with Masku on January 1, 2009.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Finland Proper region. The municipality had a population of 1,603 (2004-12-31) and covered an area of 47.25 km² (excluding sea) of which 0.11 km² is inland water. The population density was 34.01 inhabitants per km².

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

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Coordinates: 60°34′10″N 21°58′05″E / 60.56944°N 21.96806°E / 60.56944; 21.96806