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Velkuan kunta
Former municipality
Coat of arms of Velkuan kunta
Coat of arms
Country Finland
Province Western Finland
Region Southwest Finland
Sub-region Turku
Merged with Naantali January 1, 2009
 • City manager Tiina Rinne-Kylänpää
 • Total 31.21 km2 (12.05 sq mi)
 • Land 31.08 km2 (12.00 sq mi)
 • Water 0.13 km2 (0.05 sq mi)
Area rank 427th
Population (2003)
 • Total 233
 • Rank 431st
 • Density 7.5/km2 (19/sq mi)
  −2.9 % change
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Official languages Finnish
Urbanisation 0.0%
Unemployment rate 10.3%

Velkua (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈʋelkuɑ]) is a former municipality of Finland. It was, together with Merimasku and Rymättylä, consolidated with the town of Naantali 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 245 (2005-12-31) and covered an area of 30.07 km² (excluding sea) of which 0.13 km² is inland water. The population density was 8,1 inhabitants per km².

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

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Media related to Velkua at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 60°28′N 021°40′E / 60.467°N 21.667°E / 60.467; 21.667