Västanfjärd

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Västanfjärds kommun - Västanfjärdin kunta
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Coat of Arms Location
Province Western Finland
Region Finland Proper
Sub-region Åboland
Area
- Of which land
- Rank
96.62 km²
95.93 km²
ranked 408th
Population
- Density
- Change
- Rank
812 (2004)
8.5 inh./km²
+ 0.1%
ranked 417th
Urbanisation 0.0%
Unemployment 3.1%
Official languages Swedish, Finnish
Municipal manager Stefan Långström
Home page http://www.vastanfjard.fi

Västanfjärd is a former municipality of Finland. On January 1, 2009, it was consolidated with Dragsfjärd and Kimito to form the new municipality of Kimitoön.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Finland Proper region. The municipality had a population of 812 (2004-12-31) and covered an area of 96.62 km² (excluding sea) of which 0.69 km² is inland water. The population density was 8.46 inhabitants per km².

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

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Media related to Västanfjärd at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 60°03′00″N 22°40′00″E / 60.05000°N 22.66667°E / 60.05000; 22.66667