Piikkiö (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈpiːkːiø]; Swedish: Pikis), is a former municipality of Finland. Piikkiö was consolidated with Kaarina on 1 January 2009.

Piikkiö
Piikkiö Church
Piikkiö Church
Coat of arms of Piikkiö
Piikkiö is located in Finland
Piikkiö
Piikkiö
Location within Finland
Coordinates: 60°25′30″N 022°31′00″E / 60.42500°N 22.51667°E / 60.42500; 22.51667Coordinates: 60°25′30″N 022°31′00″E / 60.42500°N 22.51667°E / 60.42500; 22.51667
CountryFinland
ProvinceWestern Finland
RegionSouthwest Finland
Sub-regionTurku
Merged with Kaarina1 January 2009
Government
 • City managerJouko Mäkinen
Area
 • Total90.35 km2 (34.88 sq mi)
 • Land90.28 km2 (34.86 sq mi)
 • Water0.07 km2 (0.03 sq mi)
Area rank400th
Population
 (2003)
 • Total6,695
 • Rank162nd
 • Density74/km2 (190/sq mi)
 +0.9% change
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Official languagesFinnish
Urbanisation82.3%
Unemployment rate7.9%
ClimateDfb
Websitehttp://www.piikkio.fi/

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.

Notable individualsEdit

External linksEdit

  Media related to Piikkiö at Wikimedia Commons