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The city of Jyväskylä is located in the lake district of Central Finland.
Jyväskylä´s population growth rate is one of the highest in Finland with the population of 136 000.
Internationally Jyväskylä is perhaps best known for the architecture of Alvar Aalto** and for the world championship rally Neste Oil Rally Finland.
Jyväskylä is home for a large variety of cultural activities such as concerts, festivals, museums and theatres. The Jyväskylä Festival**, which is the oldest on-going summer festival in Scandinavia, concentrates on non-verbal theatre.
The landscape of Jyväskylä is varied with lakes, forests and hills within a walking distance of the city centre. These amazing surroundings invite to all kind of Lakeland adventures like sea cruises, hiking and biking.
In the winter The Laajavuori* skiing centre and recreation area provide excellent opportunities for winter sports and other activities.