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Toijala
Toijala
is a former town and municipality of Finland, located some 40 kilometres (25 miles) south of Tampere. On 1 January 2007, it was consolidated with Viiala to form the town of Akaa. Toijala
Toijala
is known as an important railway crossroads. The Helsinki– Tampere
Tampere
and Turku– Tampere
Tampere
tracks meet at Toijala
Toijala
railway station. Toijala
Toijala
is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Pirkanmaa
Pirkanmaa
region. The municipality had a population of 8,305 (end of April 2004) and covered an area of 58.60 square kilometres (22.63 square miles) of which 7.72 square kilometres (2.98 square miles) is water. The population density (as of 31 December 2003[update]) was 163.2 inhabitants per square kilometre (423/sq mi). The municipality was unilingually Finnish. Until 2015, Toijala
Toijala
hosted a Nokia
Nokia
office which since 1997 collaborated with Päivölän Kansanopisto by having some of its students work as paid interns for 12 hours/week.[1] On 4 April 2014, ten residents of Toijala
Toijala
became multi-millionaires when they won the record Eurojackpot
Eurojackpot
of €57 million.[2]

VR Class Tr1
VR Class Tr1
steam locomotive no. 1088 in Toijala

Contents

1 Notable people connected with Toijala 2 International relations

2.1 Twin towns — Sister cities

3 References 4 External links

Notable people connected with Toijala[edit]

Harri Holkeri Aki Kaurismäki Mika Kaurismäki Aki Sirkesalo Arvo Ylppö Pertti Hemanus[3] Jarkko Kalevi Ahola Sasu Hovi

International relations[edit] See also: List of twin towns and sister cities in Finland Twin towns — Sister cities[edit] Toijala
Toijala
is twinned with:

Nanchang, China
China
(1997)[4] Hallsberg, Sweden
Sweden
(1946)

References[edit]

^ "Akaan jättänyt Nokia
Nokia
muisti Päivölän matematiikkalinjaa vielä 190 000 eurolla". Akaansetu.fi. Retrieved 24 December 2017.  ^ [1][dead link] ^ "Emeritusprofessori Pertti Hemánus on kuollut". Yle Uutiset. Retrieved 24 December 2017.  ^ " Nanchang
Nanchang
City and Sister Cities Intercommunion". Nanchang
Nanchang
Municipal Party Committee of the CPC and Nanchang
Nanchang
Municipal Government. Nanchang Economic Information Center. Archived from the original on 22 May 2013. Retrieved 5 November 2013. 

External links[edit] Media related to Toijala
Toijala
at Wikimedia Commons

Town of Akaa
Akaa
– Official website

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Municipalities of Pirkanmaa

Municipalities

Akaa Hämeenkyrö Ikaalinen Juupajoki Kangasala Kihniö Lempäälä Mänttä-Vilppula Nokia Orivesi Pälkäne Parkano Pirkkala Punkalaidun Ruovesi Sastamala Tampere Urjala Valkeakoski Vesilahti Virrat Ylöjärvi

Former municipalities

Äetsä Aitolahti Akaa Eräjärvi Ikaalisten maalaiskunta Karkku Kiikka Kuhmalahti Kuorevesi Kuru Kylmäkoski Längelmäki Luopioinen Mänttä Messukylä Mouhijärvi Pohjaslahti Sääksmäki Sahalahti Suodenniemi Suoniemi Teisko Toijala Tottijärvi Tyrvää Vammala Viiala Viljakkala Vilppula

Pirkanmaa Finland

Coordinates: 61°10′00″N 23°52′05″E / 61.16667°N 23.86806°E / 61.16667; 23.86806

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