It is situated in the southern part of Finland. Though it is a city by itself, it is often considered to be an extension of the metropolitan area of Helsinki, it is an important city also because of the fact that it happens to be a highly busy railway junction and also a meeting point for many expressways. Amongst many other things, this city is also known for its excellent approach to environment and surroundings. It is also very famous as many other cities in Finland for its recreational and other activities.
Lahti is one of the important cities of Finland and in terms of population, it is the eighth largest city of this country. It has a population of around 100,000.