Housing and environment
There are 107 towns in Finland, but none of them equals Hämeenlinna, the only town with an ideal combination of nature and culture, everything nicely and easily within your reach.
Hämeenlinna is situated in the middle of Southern Finland. Of the five million people living in Finland, over two million have chosen to establish their homes and businesses within radius of 150 kilometres from Hämeenlinna. Hämeenlinna is the 14th biggest city in Finland and the oldest inland town in Finland.
Just over two years ago the municipalities of Hauho, Kalvola, Lammi, Renko and Tuulos were merged with Hämeenlinna, making the total area covered by the city almost 11 times larger.
- Population: 67 800
- Total area: 1819 km2, of which 247 km2 are lakes
Besides being a summer destination for holidaymakers – the new Hämeenlinna now includes over 7,000 holiday homes – the merger also made Hämeenlinna a rural district with over 500 farms. The farms brought a new group of professionals into the city’s service in the form of farm relief workers. The city now employs approximately 70 of these.
Hämeenlinna is a balanced mix of a dense urban environment and spacious and peaceful countryside with flourishing rural centres.