Lahti

What is Lahti known for?


sports education

. The institute has gained international recognition in particular for jewelry and industrial design. Other areas of expertise include metal, woodworking and furniture. The Faculty of Physical Activity at Lahti University of Applied Sciences offers a bachelor's degree programme in Sports Studies. The Sports Institute of Finland, which is based in Vierumäki near Lahti, is the most versatile centre of sports education in the country. In addition, Pajulahti Training Center, located in the neighboring town


video documentary

– Official city website. * Lahti Guide – information for visitors to Lahti. * Lahti region - Living, business and travel information. * Lahti info - News, events, business and other information. * Lahti video - documentary about city of Lahti * '''Maps''' *Map Service * http


red+leadership

warriors, moved to Petrograd on 25 April 1918. The escape of the Red leadership made the ranks of the Red soldiers bitter and resentful. At the end of April, thousands of them, without true leadership, tried to flee to Petrograd from Red Finland, but the majority of the refugees were besieged by the White and the German troops. The Reds surrendered on 1–2 May in the Lahti area. The long caravans of the Reds included women and children, who experienced a desperate, chaotic escape with several


events+business

– Official city website. * Lahti Guide – information for visitors to Lahti. * Lahti region - Living, business and travel information. * Lahti info - News, events, business and other information. * Lahti video - documentary about city of Lahti * '''Maps''' *Map Service * http


sports+studies

. The institute has gained international recognition in particular for jewelry and industrial design. Other areas of expertise include metal, woodworking and furniture. The Faculty of Physical Activity at Lahti University of Applied Sciences offers a bachelor's degree programme in Sports Studies. The Sports Institute of Finland, which is based in Vierumäki near Lahti, is the most versatile centre of sports education in the country. In addition, Pajulahti Training Center, located in the neighboring town of Nastola, is one of the leading sports and training centres in Finland. Lahti is also the home of Helsinki University's department of Environmental and Ecological Sciences (Faculty of Biosciences). It's the only science department of the University of Helsinki located outside the greater Helsinki area. class "wikitable collapsible collapsed" style "width:45em" !Tertiary education - '''''Lahti University Consortium''''' * International Institute of Applied Aesthetics * University of Helsinki, Department of Ecological and Environmental Sciences * University of Helsinki, Palmenia Center for Research and Continuing Education, Lahti Unit * University of Helsinki, Open University, Lahti Unit * Helsinki University of Technology, Lahti Unit * Tampere University of Technology, Lahti Unit * Lappeenranta University of Technology, Lahti Unit '''''Lahti Region Educational Consortium''''' *Lahti University of Applied Sciences '''''Lahti Community College''''' *Wellamo class "wikitable collapsible collapsed" style "width:45em" !Upper secondary schools - * Kannas * Salpausselkä * Lahti Lyceum * Tiirismaa High School class "wikitable collapsible collapsed" style "width:45em" !Vocational schools - '''''Lahti Region Educational Consortium''''' * Salpaus further education class "wikitable collapsible collapsed" style "width:45em" !Comprehensive schools - *Ahtiala *Anttilanmäki *Harju *Jalkaranta *Joutjärvi *Kasakkamäki *Kiveriö *Kivimaa *Kunnas *Kärpänen *Laune *Liipola-Kaikuharju *Lotila *Länsiharju *Metsäkangas *Mukkula *Myllypohja *Möysä *Renkomäki *Salinkallio *Salpausselkä *Lahti Lyceum *Tiirismaa comprehensive *Tiirismaa English language *Lahti Swedish language '''''Special education''''' *Kanervikko class "wikitable collapsible collapsed" style "width:45em" !Private schools - *Lahden Yhteiskoulu *Lahti Folk High School *Lahti Conservatory *Lahti Music Institute *Lahti Diacony Institute *Christian School of Lahti Region File:Lahti - Level of Education.png Economy The economic region of Lahti, which includes the surrounding municipalities, was strongly affected by the collapse of Finnish-Soviet trade and by the recession in the early 1990s. The value of production slumped, especially in the mechanical engineering industry and other manufacturing industries (e.g. the furniture industry). Production also decreased in the textile and clothing industry. In 1990, there were 90,370 jobs in the Lahti Region. The number of jobs diminished over the next couple of years, so that in 1993 there were fewer than 70,000 jobs in the Lahti Region. The number of jobs had slowly increased to 79,138 in 1999. File:Lahti unemployment rate.png class "wikitable" style "width:55em; text-align: right;" - ! style "background:LightBlue" Employment by sector (City of Lahti) ! 1980 ! 1990 ! 2000 ! style "background:LightBlue" 2007 - style "text-align:left;" Services 52.0% 59.3% 63.5% 72.4% - style "text-align:left;" Industry 47.1% 40.1% 36.4% 27.4% - style "text-align:left;" Agriculture & Forestry 0.9% 0.6% 0.1% 0.2% In 1995, R&D expenditure was FIM (Finnish markka) 715 per person, while Finland's average was about FIM 2050. The amount of Tekes (the National Technology Agency) funding in the Lahti Region grew 40% during 2004-2007 while the average growth in Finland was 60%. File:R&D Finland 2005.png class "wikitable" style "width:60em; text-align: right;" - ! style "background:LightBlue" Gross domestic product (Lahti Region) ! 2000 ! 2001 ! 2002 ! 2003 ! 2004 ! 2005 ! style "background:LightBlue" 2006 - style "text-align:left;" GDP at current prices; million € 3,449.3 3,709.7 3,697.5 3,982.3 4,136.8 4,242.4 4,381.9 - style "text-align:left;" Changes of GDP; year 2000 100% 100.0% 107.5% 107.2% 115.5% 119.9% 123.0% 127.7% - style "text-align:left;" GDP ''per capita''; whole country 100% 80.7% 82.0% 79.4% 84.3% 83.9% 83.4% 81.2% - style "text-align:left;" GDP ''per employed''; whole country 100% 86.6% 87.3% 83.6% 88.9% 88.7% 88.6% 87.1% Demographics As of 31 January 2012 Lahti’s population was 102 358, making it the eighth largest city in Finland by population. class "wikitable" style "width:40em; text-align:right;" - ! Population by district ! 1964 ! 1970 ! 1980 ! 1990 ! 2000 ! 2007 - style "text-align:left;" '''Center''' (Keskusta) 27,400 21,800 15,600 13,700 17,280 19,778 - style "text-align:left;" Laune 13,200 17,100 23,300 22,600 23,670 24,568 - style "text-align:left;" Kivimaa–Kiveriö–Joutjärvi 17,100 23,500 20,700 18,300 17,790 16,974 - style "text-align:left;" Kärpänen 9,400 7,600 12,800 12,700 11,940 11,612 - style "text-align:left;" Ahtiala 4,600 5,100 5,100 9,100 10,500 10,897 - style "text-align:left;" Mukkula 1,300 9,100 9,500 8,500 8,120 7,877 - style "text-align:left;" Jalkaranta 2,500 1,950 5,600 6,200 6,020 5,852 - style "text-align:left;" Kolava–Kujala 900 550 400 300 310 710 Transportation right thumb Railway station, built 1935 by architect Thure Hellström (File:Railway station in Lahti of Finland.JPG). Lahti has a railway station (Lahti railway station) on the Helsinki–Kontiomäki line (List of railway lines in Finland#Line 10: Helsinki - Kontiomäki), between Mäntsälä and Kouvola; before 2006, connections to Helsinki went via Riihimäki. The shortened railway connection is expected to boost the growth of Lahti. class "wikitable" style "width:40em" - + Train ! Single ticket !! Adults !! Travel time - ! Helsinki Central Station 13.20 € – 24.10 € 0:50–1:35 h - ! Tampere 19.30 € – 25.20 € 1:41–1:54 h - ! Turku 35.00 € – 40.10 € 2:39–3:50 h - ! Oulu 63.50 € – 72.00 € 6:37–10:02 h - ! Kuopio 40.30 € – 48.80 € 3:07–5:19 h - ! Jyväskylä 38.70 € – 46.10 € 3:21–4:31 h right thumb Coach station, built 1939 - architect Kaarlo Könönen (File:Lahti - Coach station.jpg) class "wikitable" style "width:40em" - + Express Bus ! Single ticket Return !! Adults !! Travel time - ! Helsinki Kamppi 20.90 € 37.70 € 1:30–1:45 h - ! Tampere 22.40 € 40.40 € 1:55–2:05 h - ! Turku 35.70 € 64.30 € 3:10–3:50 h - ! Oulu 74.80 € 134.70 € 6:50–11:10 h - ! Kuopio 46.70 € 84.10 € 4:45–6:05 h - ! Jyväskylä 38.70 € 46.10 € 2:25–3:10 h class "wikitable" style "width:40em" - + Local Buses ! Single ticket !! Adults !! Children(7-11) - ! 0–6 km 3.20 € 1.60 € - ! 6–12 km 3.80 € 1.90 € Local buses leave from the market square. Bus stops are on both the Aleksanterinkatu side and the Vapaudenkatu side of the square. See also the Local traffic Trip Planner for Lahti. Road '''Distance by road (km)''' * Helsinki 104 * Helsinki-Vantaa Airport 99 * Tampere 126 * Turku 213 * Jyväskylä 167 * Lappeenranta 148 * Kouvola 62 * Hämeenlinna 73 * Oulu 505 * Saint Petersburg 356 Trivia The asteroid 1498 Lahti was named after the city by its discoverer, the Finnish astronomer Yrjö Väisälä. Born in Lahti * Göran Enckelman, football player * Pasi Nurminen, former NHL goaltender * Toni Lydman, Ice hockey Player * Toni Nieminen, ski jumper * Janne Ahonen, ski jumper * Mikko Ilonen, professional golfer * Jari Litmanen, football player * Aksu Hanttu, Drummer for the band Entwine * Ilona Jokinen, soprano opera singer * Jukka-Pekka Saraste, conductor and violinist * Eija-Riitta Korhola, politician * Jaana Pelkonen, politician and hostess of Eurovision Song Contest 2007 * Jimi Tenor, musician * Timo Väänänen, musician, member of the band Loituma Commons:Category:Lahti


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food good

Ravintola Mamma Maria url http: www.mammamaria.fi email address Vapaudenkatu 10 lat 60.98412 long 25.65703 directions phone +358 3 751 6309 tollfree fax hours price content Italian food, good pasta and their own ice-cream. You can talk Italian with the owner. Drink *


work local

page accessdate 1 January 2010 work Local Finland publisher The Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities location Helsinki and a federacy with Åland. A total of about one million residents live in the Greater Helsinki area (which includes Helsinki, Espoo, Kauniainen and Vantaa), and a third of the country's GDP (Gross domestic product) is produced there. Other larger cities include Tampere, Turku, Oulu, Jyväskylä, Lahti


early sports

in Lahti, Finland) is a Finnish (Finnish people) retired ice hockey goaltender. He was drafted by the Atlanta Thrashers as their sixth-round pick, #189 overall, in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft. birth_date birth_place Lahti, FIN (Finland) draft 156th overall DATE OF BIRTH March 19, 1970 PLACE OF BIRTH Lahti, FIN (Finland) DATE OF DEATH Early Sports Career Rauhe was selected for the 1997


helsinki

Helsinki. In English, the Finnish word Lahti literally means ''bay''. The Lahti region is growing and is one of the main economic hubs of Finland. The symbol of the city depicts a train wheel surrounded by sparkling flames. History Lahti was first mentioned in documents in 1445. The village belonged to the parish of Hollola and was located at the medieval trade route of Ylinen Viipurintie, which linked the towns of Hämeenlinna and Vyborg. File:Alfred-Caweenin-asemaaka

of Nastola, is one of the leading sports and training centres in Finland. Lahti is also the home of Helsinki University's department of Environmental and Ecological Sciences (Faculty of Biosciences). It's the only science department of the University of Helsinki located outside the greater Helsinki area. class "wikitable collapsible collapsed" style "width:45em" !Tertiary education - '''''Lahti

University Consortium''''' * International Institute of Applied Aesthetics * University of Helsinki, Department of Ecological and Environmental Sciences * University of Helsinki, Palmenia Center for Research and Continuing Education, Lahti Unit * University of Helsinki, Open University, Lahti Unit * Helsinki University of Technology, Lahti Unit * Tampere University of Technology, Lahti Unit * Lappeenranta University of Technology, Lahti Unit

Lahti

'''Lahti''' ( ) is a city (List of cities and towns in Finland) and municipality (Municipalities of Finland) in Finland.

Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region (Päijänne Tavastia). It is situated on a bay at the southern end of lake Vesijärvi about north-east of the capital Helsinki. In English, the Finnish word Lahti literally means ''bay''. The Lahti region is growing and is one of the main economic hubs of Finland.

The symbol of the city depicts a train wheel surrounded by sparkling flames.

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