Hyvinkää


Hyvinkää

Swedish  Hyvinge,  

      city, southern Finland, north of Helsinki. It is the centre of Finland's woollen industry, and is an important rail junction with direct lines to the ports of Hanko (Hangö, the southernmost in Finland), Helsinki, and Porvoo (Borgå). The city also has railway workshops, a granite quarry, and a rubber-products plant. Because of its hilly and timbered surroundings that are part of the ice age ridges known as Salpausselkä (Salpausselkä ridges), Hyvinkää has become a popular leisure and recreation resort among the inhabitants of Helsinki, 35 mi (55 km) south. Pop. (2005 est.) 43,848.

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