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    Hameenlinna, located in Northern Finland, is one of Finland's oldest inland towns.  Hameenlinna was founded by governor general Count Peter Brahe, in 1639.  It has a website, found at http://www.hameenlinna.fi/ . (Click on English to view it in English).

- founded: 1639
- total area: 185.1 km, land area: 166.6 km
- population: 45 555 (FUR: 86 981)
- population density: 273.4 inh./km of land area
- population projection 2010: 48 000 (FUR: 88 000)
- 98.2% Finnish-speaking, 0.3% Swedish-speaking, 1.5% others
- 15.5% of 15- year-olds and over with a university degree
- total number of jobs: 19 369 (FUR: 32 287)
- employment rate (15-64 years): 59.0% male, 58.3% female
- unemployment rate: 14.9% (FUR: 13.8%)
- proportion of one-person households: 40.9%
- proportion of dwellings in blocks of flats: 57.5%
- access to the nearest international airport: 90 km