Pargas, Lounais-Suomi

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Pargas or Parainen is a small town in the region of Lounais-Suomi (Southwestern Finland) in Finland. The town has about 15000 inhabitant and is part of the county Varsinais-Suomi. It was created on January 1, 2009 when the municipalities of Pargas, Nagu, Korpo, Houtskär and Iniö were merged into a single municipality.

The municipality has a population of 15,225 (31 January 2019) and covers an area of 5,548.17 square kilometres (2,142.16 sq mi) of which 4,666.46 km2 (1,801.73 sq mi) is water. The population density is 17.27 inhabitants per square kilometre (44.7/sq mi).

The town is bilingual with a majority (57.6%) speaking Swedish as their native language.


There are 120 turfzones in Pargas, where 18 are counted as Winner zones, three as Water zones, there is one each of Nationalpark zone, Ruins zones and Monument zone, seven are counted as Holy zones and two as Bridge zones.

The zones in Pargas are best taken with bicycle and you can rent one here during the summer season Solliden.

Tourist Zones[edit]

Winner Zones[edit]

Water Zones[edit]

Monument Zones[edit]

Holy Zones[edit]

Bridge Zones[edit]

Nationalpark Zones[edit]

Ruins Zone[edit]

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