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This article is about the former municipality of Finland. For the village in Estonia, see Saari, Estonia. For people named Matti Saari, see Matti Saari (disambiguation).
Coat of Arms of Saari

Saari (literally Island) is a former municipality of Finland.

It was located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the South Karelia region. The municipality had a population of 1,411 (2003) and covered an area of 183.08 km² of which 15.70 km² is water. The population density was 8.4 inhabitants per km².

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

Saari was annexed to Parikkala and Uukuniemi municipalities on 1 January 2005. The new municipality was named Parikkala.

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Coordinates: 61°41′45″N 29°41′00″E / 61.69583°N 29.68333°E / 61.69583; 29.68333