Kalvola

Kalvola is a former municipality of Finland. Its seat was in Iittala. It was consolidated with Hämeenlinna on 2009-01-01.

It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Tavastia Proper region. The municipality had a population of 3,449 (2003) and covered an area of 338.81 km² of which 38.75 km² is water. The population density was 10.2 inhabitants per km². Kalvola is best known for its Iittala glass factory.

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

A central element of the landscape in Kalvola is lake Vanajavesi near which many of the oldest settlements in the area are concentrated.

NHLer Hannu Toivonen was born here.

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