Kaskinen (Swedish: Kaskö) is a town and municipality of Finland. It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Ostrobothnia region. The population of Kaskinen is 1,430 (31 January 2011) and the municipality covers an area of 10.49 km2 (4.05 sq mi) (excluding sea areas) of which 0.16 km2 (0.062 sq mi) is inland water (1 January 2011). The population density is 136.32 /km2 (353.1 /sq mi). The population is bilingual with a majority speaking Finnish (68%) and the minority Swedish (28%).