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This article is about the municipality of Finland. For the lake, see Köyliönjärvi.
Former municipality
Köyliön kunta
Coat of arms of Köyliö
Coat of arms
Location of Köyliö in Finland
Location of Köyliö in Finland
Coordinates: 61°07′N 022°18.5′E / 61.117°N 22.3083°E / 61.117; 22.3083Coordinates: 61°07′N 022°18.5′E / 61.117°N 22.3083°E / 61.117; 22.3083
Country Finland
Region Satakunta
Sub-region Rauma sub-region
Charter 1870
Consolidated 2016
 • Municipal manager Seppo Saarinen
 • Total 259.27 km2 (100.10 sq mi)
 • Land 246.06 km2 (95.00 sq mi)
 • Water 13.21 km2 (5.10 sq mi)
Population (2015-06-30)[2]
 • Total 2,665
 • Density 10.83/km2 (28.0/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website www.koylio.fi

Köyliö (Swedish: Kjulo) is a former municipality of Finland. It was merged to the municipality of Säkylä on 1 January 2016.[3]

It was located in the province of Western Finland and was part of the Satakunta region. The population of Köyliö was 2,665 (30 June 2015)[2] and covered a land area of 246.06 km2 (95.00 sq mi).[1] The population density was 10.8307/km2 (28.051/sq mi).

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

It is said that the peasant Lalli murdered the English bishop Henry on the ice of Lake Köyliö in 1155 AD, during the first Swedish Crusade into Finland. A statue to Lalli was erected at Köyliö in 1989.


Before the 2016 consolidation, Köyliö was twinned with;


  1. ^ a b "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 March 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Väestötietojärjestelmä rekisteritilanne 30.06.2015" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 17 July 2015. 
  3. ^ "Köyliön ja Säkylän kuntaliitos uuden hallituksen ensimmäisiä päätöksiä". Retrieved April 24, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Sõprusvallad" (in Estonian). Kõo Parish. Retrieved 24 May 2010. 

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