Pertteli

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Perttelin kunta
Former municipality
Coat of arms of Perttelin kunta
Coat of arms
Pertteli.sijainti.suomi.2008.svg
Country Finland
Province Western Finland
Region Southwest Finland
Sub-region Salo
Merged with Salo January 1, 2009
Government
 • City manager Ilkka Salminen
Area
 • Total 156.08 km2 (60.26 sq mi)
 • Land 154.15 km2 (59.52 sq mi)
 • Water 1.93 km2 (0.75 sq mi)
Area rank 356th
Population (2003)
 • Total 3,773
 • Rank 248th
 • Density 24/km2 (63/sq mi)
  +1.6 % change
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Official languages Finnish
Urbanisation 59.5%
Unemployment rate 8.3%
Website http://www.pertteli.fi/

Pertteli (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈpertːeli]); Swedish: S:t Bertils) 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 3,833 (2004-12-31) and covered an area of 156.08 km² of which 1.93 km² is water. The population density was 24.87 inhabitants per km².

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

Saint Bartholomew is the namesake of the municipality and is the subject of the heraldic shield.

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Media related to Pertteli at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 60°26′50″N 23°14′55″E / 60.44722°N 23.24861°E / 60.44722; 23.24861