Nagu (ˈnɑːɡʉ; Nauvo ˈnɑu̯ʋo) is a former municipality and parish of Finland. On 1 January 2009, it was consolidated with Houtskär, Iniö, Korpo and Pargas to form the new town of Väståboland. On 1 January 2012 the name Väståboland was changed to Pargas.Nagu consists of two main islands (Lillandet and Storlandet) and 1500–3000 smaller islands and skerries located south of Turku in the province of Western Finland in the region of Southwest Finland. The Nagu archipelago is part of the worlds largest brackish water archipelago with 100 000 islands, islets and skerries in Sweden, Finland and Estonia. The total area of Nagu is 1 698,44 km2, of which the land area is only 246.88 km2, or less than 15%.Nagu has a population of approximately 1 400 persons, but during the summer over 10 000 more reside in the area.Most of the islands belonging to the Nagu archipelago can be reached by a network of roads, bridges and cost-free connection boats covering the vast archipelago area and reaching also the most remote islands in the south, where Nagu shares borders with the international waters of the Baltic sea.

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