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Perniön kunta
Former municipality
Perniö church
Perniö church
Coat of arms of Perniön kunta
Coat of arms
Country Finland
Province Western Finland
Region Southwest Finland
Sub-region Salo
Merged with Salo January 1, 2009
 • City manager Pentti Vanhatalo
 • Total 407.79 km2 (157.45 sq mi)
 • Land 397.88 km2 (153.62 sq mi)
 • Water 9.91 km2 (3.83 sq mi)
Area rank 235th
Population (2003)
 • Total 6,023
 • Rank 177th
 • Density 15/km2 (38/sq mi)
  −0.5% change
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Official languages Finnish
Urbanisation 52.8%
Unemployment rate 8.9%
Climate Dfb

Perniö (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈperniø]; Swedish: Bjärnå) 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 6,026 (2004-12-31) and covered an area of 407.79 km² (excluding sea) of which 9.91 km² is inland water. The population density was 15.15 inhabitants per km².

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

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Media related to Perniö at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 60°12′15″N 23°07′20″E / 60.20417°N 23.12222°E / 60.20417; 23.12222