|Merged into Masku||January 1, 2009|
|• City manager||Pekka Määttänen|
|• Total||61.52 km2 (23.75 sq mi)|
|• Land||61.26 km2 (23.65 sq mi)|
|• Water||0.26 km2 (0.10 sq mi)|
|• Density||15/km2 (39/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
It is located in southwestern part of the country in the Varsinais-Suomi region. The municipality had a population of 938 (2004-12-31) and covered an area of 61.52 km² (excluding sea) of which 0.26 km² is inland water. The population density was 15.31 inhabitants per km².
The municipality was unilingually Finnish.
- Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, field marshal and 6th President of Finland was born in Askainen on February 4, 1867.
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