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Jyväskylä on the Move

With the population of 145 000, City of Jyväskylä is the seventh largest city in Finland. The number of residents and businesses in Jyväskylä is increasing rapidly. Increase in the number of inhabitants is one of the highest among larger cities in Finland. Jyväskylä is not only a popular place to study, but also an attractive option for relocation and a supporting platform for bold ideas.

Competent and educated workforce and innovative companies are a source of pride in our city. Jyväskylä is the commercial centre of the region.  It is easy to come here, stay here and grow your roots in here.

A passion for sport and well-being

In a compact city, almost everything is but a walking distance or a bike ride away. Sports enthusiasts are spoilt for choice be it world-class sports or physical exercise.  Jyväskylä is called the Capital of Sport in Finland. No surprise as sports and wellbeing are close to a passion in Jyväskylä.

A comfortably-sized is a home for happy people. Studies prove Jyväskylä to be an excellent place for bringing up children. With its high-quality residential areas and first-rate services, Jyväskylä is an attractive hometown for people of all ages.

The urban beat meets nature in Jyväskylä making a unique combination.  Magnificent nature, a wide variety of sports and other recreational opportunities and an active cultural life are available for residents and visitors alike.

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