Perniö

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Perniön kunta
Former municipality
Coat of arms of Perniön kunta
Coat of arms
Perniö.sijainti.suomi.2008.svg
Country Finland
Province Western Finland
Region Finland Proper
Sub-region Salo
Merged with Salo January 1, 2009
Government
 • City manager Pentti Vanhatalo
Area
 • Total 407.79 km2 (157.45 sq mi)
 • Land 397.88 km2 (153.62 sq mi)
 • Water 9.91 km2 (3.83 sq mi)
Area rank 235th
Population (2003)
 • Total 6,023
 • Rank 177th
 • Density 15/km2 (38/sq mi)
  −0.5 % change
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Official languages Finnish
Urbanisation 52.8%
Unemployment rate 8.9%
Website http://www.pernio.fi/

Perniö (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈperniø]; Swedish: Bjärnå) is a former municipality of Finland. It was consolidated with Salo 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 6,026 (2004-12-31) and covered an area of 407.79 km² (excluding sea) of which 9.91 km² is inland water. The population density was 15.15 inhabitants per km².

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

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Media related to Perniö at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 60°12′15″N 23°07′20″E / 60.20417°N 23.12222°E / 60.20417; 23.12222