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Keravan kaupunki
Kervo stad
Kerava town centre
Kerava town centre
Coat of arms of Kerava
Coat of arms
Location of Kerava in Finland
Location of Kerava in Finland
Coordinates: 60°24?N 025°06?E / 60.400°N 25.100°E / 60.400; 25.100Coordinates: 60°24?N 025°06?E / 60.400°N 25.100°E / 60.400; 25.100
Country Finland
Sub-regionHelsinki sub-region
 o Town managerKirsi Rontu
 o Total30.79 km2 (11.89 sq mi)
 o Land30.62 km2 (11.82 sq mi)
 o Water0.17 km2 (0.07 sq mi)
Area rank309th largest in Finland
 o Total36,174
 o Rank32nd largest in Finland
 o Density1,181.38/km2 (3,059.8/sq mi)
Population by native language
 o Finnish94.8% (official)
 o Swedish1.1%
 o Others4.1%
Population by age
 o 0 to 1417.7%
 o 15 to 6470.3%
 o 65 or older12%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 o Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]18.75%

Kerava (Finnish pronunciation: ['ker]; Swedish: Kervo) is a town and municipality in Finland.

It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Uusimaa region. The town has a population of 36,174 (31 August 2018)[2] and covers an area of 30.79 square kilometres (11.89 sq mi) of which 0.17 km2 (0.066 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 1,181.38 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,059.8/sq mi). The municipality is unilingually Finnish.


Kerava railway station is an interchange (transfer) station, with connections from the main track from Helsinki to Riihimäki to the tracks to Lahti and Sköldvik/Porvoo. Helsinki Airport is located about 12 km to the southwest of the city.


Results of the Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Kerava:



The most common surnames in Kerava and their frequencies as of 2014:[6]

Notable people from Kerava


  1. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Ennakkoväkiluku kuukausittain sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, elokuu 2018" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ "Population according to language and the number of foreigners and land area km2 by area as of 31 December 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2009.
  4. ^ "Population according to age and gender by area as of 31 December 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2009.
  5. ^ "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 2011.
  6. ^ Most common surnames in Kerava

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