Kisko

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Kisko
Former municipality
Kiskon kunta
Kisko kommun
Kisko church, built in 1810, apart from the sacristy which originates from medieval times
Kisko church, built in 1810, apart from the sacristy which originates from medieval times
Coat of arms of Kisko
Coat of arms
Kisko.sijainti.suomi.2008.svg
CountryFinland
ProvinceWestern Finland
RegionSouthwest Finland
Sub-regionSalo
Merged into SaloJanuary 1, 2009
Government
 • City managerHeimo Puustinen
Area
 • Total284.13 km2 (109.70 sq mi)
 • Land253.15 km2 (97.74 sq mi)
 • Water30.98 km2 (11.96 sq mi)
Area rank289th
Population (2003)
 • Total1,912
 • Rank360th
 • Density6.7/km2 (17/sq mi)
 −1.4 % change
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Official languagesFinnish
Urbanisation39.5%
Unemployment rate10.3%
ClimateDfb
Websitehttp://www.kisko.fi/

Kisko (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈkisko]) is a former municipality of Finland. It was consolidated with Salo on January 1, 2009.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southwest Finland region. The municipality had a population of 1,869 (2004-12-31) and covered an area of 284.13 km² of which 30.98 km² is water. The population density was 7.38 inhabitants per km².

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

External links[edit]

Media related to Kisko at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 60°15′55″N 23°26′50″E / 60.26528°N 23.44722°E / 60.26528; 23.44722