Lahti

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Lahti is a city in Päijänne Tavastia, Finland. Literally it means bay. It is part of the province of Southern Finland. As of 2009, there were 100,776 people living in Lahti. Lahti was the eighth biggest city in Finland as of 31 August 2012.

The concert house Sibelius Hall (Finnish: Sibeliustalo) in Lahti is named after Jean Sibelius. Many stars, including Antti Tuisku, have performed there.

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Lahti's transport was big already at 14th century. Lahti was first a village that belonged to Hollola. It was been burned in 1877. Lahti has been a city since 1905. The population then was 2,779.

Sibelius Hall
Railway station

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Population
Year Population
1980
94,767
1985
94,447
1990
93,151
1995
95,119
2000
96,921
2005
98,413
2010
101,588

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