Hämeenlinna is the administrative centre of the province of Southern Finland, a traditional and vibrant educational and cultural town at the junction of nationally important rail, road and waterway network.
The City of Hämeenlinna was founded in 1639. In 2009 Hämeenlinna,
Hauho, Kalvola, Lammi, Renko and Tuulos municipalities joined together and form a new city called Hämeenlinna. Living up to its vision, Hämeenlinna is a lively, beautiful and pleasant beach town in Southern Finland, which strives for sustainable development and offers visitors and citizens a variety of services.
There is a number of innovative ongoing and planned projects to support this vision, however still keeping in mind the town history and the plans for sustainable development.