Riihimaki is a metropolis within the province of Southwest Finland in Finland. The town is placed about 69 kilometers north of Helsinki. In the south, the municipality borders on Hyvinge, in the west to Loppis, within the north to Janakkala and inside the east to Hausjarvi. Riihimaki has about 29,021 inhabitants and a total vicinity of a 125, 56 km². The foundation of its very own vicinity call changed into laid in 1862 whilst the railway line Helsinki Hameenlinna turned into constructed and in 1870 whilst the track between Riihimaki and St. Petersburg was opened for site visitors.
At Hausjarvi at that point there was a forestall which changed into renamed Riihimaki. The garrison region is near the town center. In the garrison vicinity, the protection forces 'sign regiments, telecommunications and electrical engineering and the armed forces' digital works function. In 1919 Riihimaki was already a town with its very own council and the proper to rent officers and committees. Riihimaki obtained purchase rights in 1922 and metropolis rights in 1960.