Järvenpää

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Järvenpää
Municipality an toun
Järvenpään kaupunki
Sibeliuksenkatu (Sibelius' street)

Coat of arms
Location o Järvenpää in Finland
Coordinates: 60°28.5′N 025°05.5′E / 60.4750°N 25.0917°E / 60.4750; 25.0917
Kintra Finland
Region Uusimaa
Sub-region Helsinki sub-region
Chairter 1951
Ceety richts 1967
Government
 • Toun manager Erkki Kukkonen
Area(2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 39.94 km2 (15.42 sq mi)
 • Land 37.55 km2 (14.50 sq mi)
 • Water 2.39 km2 (0.92 sq mi)
Area rank 333rd lairgest in Finland
Population (2013-08-31)[2]
 • Total 39,631
 • Rank 27t lairgest in Finland
 • Density 0/km2 (0/sq mi)
Population bi native leid[3]
 • Finnish 96.5% (official)
 • Swadish 0.9%
 • Ithers 2.6%
Population bi age[4]
 • 0 tae 14 18.4%
 • 15 tae 64 70.6%
 • 65 or older 11%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19%
Website www.jarvenpaa.fi

Järvenpää (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈjærʋemˌpæː]; Swadish: Träskända‎) is a toun an municipality o Finland.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Järvenpää wis separatit frae its parent community Tuusula in 1951. Järvenpää wis grantit the status o a mercat toun (kauppala) efter the separation. Neighbourin destricts Kellokoski an Nummenkylä wur no addit tae the municipality o Järvenpää an the controversy ower the issue still raises blood pressur fifty years later. In the event, Kellokoski remained pairt o the municipality o Tuusula. Järvenpää wis grantit full legal toun (kaupunki) status in 1967.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Järvenpää is locatit on the HelsinkiRiihimäki railway track, some 37 kilometres (23 mi) north o Helsinki. Neighbourin ceeties are Tuusula, Sipoo an Mäntsälä. People an aw refer tae Kerava as Järvenpää's neighbour, even though they dae no technically share a border, thanks tae the ane kilometre-wide land aurie that belangs tae Tuusula.

Traffic[eedit | eedit soorce]

The railroad goes through the ceety centre. In addition tae the main railway station, there are Kyrölä, Saunakallio, Haarajoki an Purola railway stations.

The trip tae Helsinki takes aboot hauf an oor, whether bi rail or road, an tae the airport o Helsinki-Vantaa aboot 20 minutes. Train connections tae the caipital are guid. Uusimaa's trains leave the main station twice an oor (xx:14 an xx:41), an frae ither stations ance an oor.[6]

Cultur[eedit | eedit soorce]

Helsingintie

Järvenpää is widely kent as the location o Ainola, the hame o the composer Jean Sibelius. It is steid aboot twa kilometers sooth o the ceety centre. The composer moved with his family tae the cottage designed by Lars Sonck on September 24, 1904, an he livit there till his daith in 1957. Ainola is open for visitors in the simmer months as the "museum o Sibelius".

Juhani Aho muivit wi his wife Venny Soldan-Brofeldt tae Järvenpää in 1897. They livit for fowerteen years in a villa, cried Vårbacka, next tae the shore o Lake Tuusula. The villa wis later cried Ahola.

Events[eedit | eedit soorce]

Events are held in the Järvenpää-talo (lit. Järvenpää-house) throughoot the year: concerts, theatre an airt-shows. The favorite-place o childer is Pikku-Aino's hame, where childer can play, mak shows an so on.

There is a muisical event, which is arrangit ivery year, cried Puistoblues (lit. Park Blues). "Blues-week" stairts frae the "Blues street" o the ceety centre, an concerts an informal sessions are arrangit in bars an restaurants. The main concert is at the end o Blues-week, an is arrangit in Vanhankylänniemi on Seturday.

Neebourheids[eedit | eedit soorce]

Järvenpää is dividit intae 25 neebourheids. The locations o individual neighbourhuids are shown belaw.

Jarvenpaa neighbourhoods.jpg

  1. Wärtsilä
  2. Nummenkylä
  3. Pietilä
  4. Haarajoki
  5. Jamppa
  6. Peltola
  7. Isokytö
  8. Mylly
  9. Saunakallio
  10. Sorto
  11. Pajala
  12. Loutti
  13. Pöytäalho
  14. Terhola
  15. Satumetsä
  16. Mikonkorpi
  17. Kaakkola
  18. Keskus
  19. Kinnari, Järvenpää
  20. Satukallio
  21. Vanhakylä
  22. Lepola
  23. Kyrölä
  24. Terioja
  25. Ristinummi

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin touns — Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Järvenpää is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Area by municipality as of 1 Januar 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 Mairch 2011. 
  2. "VÄESTÖTIETOJÄRJESTELMÄ REKISTERITILANNE 31.8.2013" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  3. "Population according to language and the number of foreigners and land area km2 by area as of 31 Dizember 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 29 Mairch 2009. 
  4. "Population according to age and gender by area as of 31 Dizember 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 28 Apryle 2009. 
  5. "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 Mairch 2011. 
  6. Railway timetables

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]