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Ruskon kunta
Rusko kommun
Sormat office in Rusko
Sormat office in Rusko
Coat of arms of Rusko
Location of Rusko in Finland
Location of Rusko in Finland
Coordinates: 60°32.5′N 022°13.5′E / 60.5417°N 22.2250°E / 60.5417; 22.2250Coordinates: 60°32.5′N 022°13.5′E / 60.5417°N 22.2250°E / 60.5417; 22.2250
Country Finland
RegionSouthwest Finland
Sub-regionTurku sub-region
 • Municipal managerArto Oikarinen
 • Total127.90 km2 (49.38 sq mi)
 • Land127.12 km2 (49.08 sq mi)
 • Water0.78 km2 (0.30 sq mi)
 • Rank287th largest in Finland
 • Total6,379
 • Rank152nd largest in Finland
 • Density50.18/km2 (130.0/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish98% (official)
 • Swedish1.2%
 • Others0.8%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1420.1%
 • 15 to 6460.3%
 • 65 or older19.6%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19.75%

Rusko (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈrusko]) is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in Western Finland and is part of the Southwest Finland region. The municipality has a population of 6,379 (31 December 2021)[2] and covers an area of 127.90 square kilometres (49.38 sq mi) of which 0.78 km2 (0.30 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 50.18 inhabitants per square kilometre (130.0/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

The municipality of Vahto was consolidated with Rusko on 1 January 2009.


  1. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Preliminary population structure by area, 2021M01*-2021M12*". StatFin (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2 February 2022.
  3. ^ "Population according to language and the number of foreigners and land area km2 by area as of 31 December 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 29 March 2009.
  4. ^ "Population according to age (1-year) and sex by area and the regional division of each statistical reference year, 2003–2020". StatFin. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  5. ^ "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2021" (PDF). Tax Administration of Finland. 1 December 2020. Retrieved 10 April 2021.

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