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Toivakka in a Nutshell

Arrival

mapToivakka is located on the east side of Lake Päijänne. Distance from Jyväskylä is about 35 km and takes less than 30 minutes by car via Route 4.

Distance: Mikkeli 97 km, Kuopio 142 km, Lahti 142 km, Helsinki 242 km

By bus      Express bus stops: Kirkonkylä, Viisarimäki stop on Route 4
By train    Nearest train stations: Lievestuore 22 km, Jyväskylä 35 km
By air       Tikkakoski airport 53 km
By boat    Leppävesi Marina has a mooring spot and two buoys for visitors

Facts

Founded in 1910
Population: 2472
Languages: Finnish 99,3%, others 0,7%
Population by age: 0-14 years 19,8%, 15-64 years 55,9%, over 64 years 24,3%
Industries: primary 7,5%, processing 27,1%, services 63,3%, other 2,1%
Area: 413,94 km² of which 52,50 km² are water areas
1090 households and 1108 vacation homes
12 lively villages: Haukanmaa, Heiska, Huikko, Humalamäki, Kankainen, Kirkonkylä, Nisula, Paloskylä, Ruuhimäki, Taka-Toivakka, Vihijärvi, Viisarimäki

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