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Karuna, Finland

Coat of arms of Karuna

Karuna, in the region Southwest Finland located in the province Southern Finland, was a municipality in Finland until 1969 when it merged into the municipality of Sauvo. Part of the former municipality, namely, the village of Sandö was merged into the municipality of Kimito. In 1963, in Karuna was 1,213 inhabitants. About 700 people inhabit the area currently. A peculiarity regarding the church of Karuna is that the older wooden church from 1685 was transported into the open-air museum of Seurasaari, Helsinki, and replaced by a stone church in 1910 designed by Josef Stenbäck.

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