Situated in Central Finland, in the
Office is situated in the City of Jyväskylä, the
JyväsRiihi area consists of the rural
areas of the City of Jyväskylä
the municipalities of Laukaa, Muurame and Uurainen.
surface area of LAG JyväsRiihi was 2,300 km² and it is home to 165,000 people,
some 56,000 of whom live in the countryside.
over 50 active rural villages, many of which have plenty of new young residents. It
is vital for the development of the villages to engage new residents in shared
area is experiencing strong growth and is the regional centre for education and
business activities. The rural area hosts a lot of diverse and nimble small
businesses that operate in the multiform small-scale industries and services
such as care, well-being and tourism services in particular, and some
traditional agriculture and forestry.