Perniö

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Perniö
Perniö – Bjärnå
Former municipality
Perniön kunta
Bjärnå kommun
Perniö church
Perniö church
Coat of arms of Perniö
Coat of arms
Perniö.sijainti.suomi.2008.svg
CountryFinland
ProvinceWestern Finland
RegionSouthwest Finland
Sub-regionSalo
Merged with SaloJanuary 1, 2009
Government
 • City managerPentti Vanhatalo
Area
 • Total407.79 km2 (157.45 sq mi)
 • Land397.88 km2 (153.62 sq mi)
 • Water9.91 km2 (3.83 sq mi)
Area rank235th
Population (2003)
 • Total6,023
 • Rank177th
 • Density15/km2 (38/sq mi)
 −0.5% change
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Official languagesFinnish
Urbanisation52.8%
Unemployment rate8.9%
ClimateDfb
Websitehttp://www.pernio.fi/

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.

External links[edit]

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