Toijala is a former town and municipality of Finland, located some 40
kilometres (25 miles) south of Tampere. On 1 January 2007, it was
Viiala to form the town of Akaa.
Toijala is known as an important railway crossroads. The
Tampere and Turku–
Tampere tracks meet at
Toijala is located in the province of
Western Finland and is part of
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.
Toijala hosted a
Nokia office which since 1997
collaborated with Päivölän Kansanopisto by having some of its
students work as paid interns for 12 hours/week.
On 4 April 2014, ten residents of
Toijala became multi-millionaires
when they won the record
Eurojackpot of €57 million.
VR Class Tr1
VR Class Tr1 steam locomotive no. 1088 in Toijala
1 Notable people connected with Toijala
2 International relations
2.1 Twin towns — Sister cities
4 External links
Notable people connected with Toijala
Jarkko Kalevi Ahola
See also: List of twin towns and sister cities in Finland
Twin towns — Sister cities
Toijala is twinned with:
^ "Akaan jättänyt
Nokia muisti Päivölän matematiikkalinjaa vielä
190 000 eurolla". Akaansetu.fi. Retrieved 24 December 2017.
^ [dead link]
^ "Emeritusprofessori Pertti Hemánus on kuollut". Yle Uutiset.
Retrieved 24 December 2017.
Nanchang City and Sister Cities Intercommunion".
Party Committee of the CPC and
Nanchang Municipal Government. Nanchang
Economic Information Center. Archived from the original on 22 May
2013. Retrieved 5 November 2013.
Media related to
Toijala at Wikimedia Commons
Akaa – Official website
Municipalities of Pirkanmaa
Coordinates: 61°10′00″N 23°52′05″E / 61.16667°N
23.86806°E / 61.16667; 23.86806
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