Särkisalo

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Särkisalon kunta
Finby kommun
Former municipality
Coat of arms of Särkisalon kuntaFinby kommun
Coat of arms
Särkisalo.sijainti.suomi.2008.svg
Country Finland
Province Western Finland
Region Finland Proper
Sub-region Salo
Merged with Salo January 1, 2009
Government
 • City manager Paavo Karila
Area
 • Total 82.85 km2 (31.99 sq mi)
 • Land 81.79 km2 (31.58 sq mi)
 • Water 1.06 km2 (0.41 sq mi)
Area rank 405th
Population (2003)
 • Total 723
 • Rank 420th
 • Density 8.7/km2 (23/sq mi)
  −2.8 % change
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Official languages Finnish
Urbanisation 0.0%
Unemployment rate 10.5%
Website http://www.sarkisalo.fi/

Särkisalo (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈsærkiˌsɑlo]; Swedish: Finby) is a former municipality of Finland, located mostly on Särkisalo island. 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 710 (2004-12-31) and covered an area of 82.85 km² (excluding sea) of which 1.06 km² is inland water. The population density was 8.68 inhabitants per km².

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

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Media related to Särkisalo at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 60°06′50″N 22°57′00″E / 60.11389°N 22.95000°E / 60.11389; 22.95000