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This article is about the Finnish municipality. For the ballet dancer, see Matthew Renko. For the fictional detective, see Arkady Renko.
Location of Renko in Finland

Renko is a former municipality of Finland. It was consolidated with Hämeenlinna on 2009-01-01.

It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Tavastia Proper region. The municipality had a population of 2,378 (30 November 2008)[1] and covered an area of 290.85 square kilometres (112.30 sq mi) of which 12.32 km2 (4.76 sq mi) is water. The population density is 8.54 inhabitants per square kilometre (22.1/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish. The municipality has previously also been known as "Rengo" in Swedish documents, but is today referred to as "Renko" also in Swedish.[2][not in citation given]


Renko is also the name of an old Japanese price chart.[3]

Renko A type of chart, developed by the Japanese, that is only concerned with price movement , time and volume are not included. It is thought to be named for the Japanese word for bricks, "renga". A renko chart is constructed by placing a brick in the next column once the price surpasses the top or bottom of the previous brick by a predefined amount. White bricks are used when the direction of the trend is up, while black bricks are used when the trend is down. [4]


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Coordinates: 60°53′35″N 24°17′00″E / 60.89306°N 24.28333°E / 60.89306; 24.28333