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Piikkiön kunta
Former municipality
Country Finland
Province Western Finland
Region Southwest Finland
Sub-region Turku
Merged with Kaarina January 1, 2009
 • City manager Jouko Mäkinen
 • Total 90.35 km2 (34.88 sq mi)
 • Land 90.28 km2 (34.86 sq mi)
 • Water 0.07 km2 (0.03 sq mi)
Area rank 400th
Population (2003)
 • Total 6,695
 • Rank 162nd
 • Density 74/km2 (190/sq mi)
  +0.9 % change
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Official languages Finnish
Urbanisation 82.3%
Unemployment rate 7.9%
Climate Dfb

Piikkiö (Finnish pronunciation: ; Swedish: Pikis), is a former municipality of Finland. Piikkiö was consolidated with Kaarina 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 6,836 on December 2004 and covered an area of 90.35 km² (excluding sea) of which 0.07 km² is inland water. The population density was 75.72 inhabitants per km².

The municipality was almost unilingually Finnish.

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Media related to at Wikimedia Commons

  • Official website (Finnish)

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