Former municipality
Hauhon kunta

Coat of arms

Location of Hauho in Finland
Coordinates: 61°10′20″N 024°33′45″E / 61.17222°N 24.56250°E / 61.17222; 24.56250Coordinates: 61°10′20″N 024°33′45″E / 61.17222°N 24.56250°E / 61.17222; 24.56250
Country Finland
Region Tavastia Proper
Sub-region Hämeenlinna sub-region
Charter 1868
Consolidated 2009
  Total 443.37 km2 (171.19 sq mi)
  Land 354.53 km2 (136.88 sq mi)
  Water 88.84 km2 (34.30 sq mi)
Population (2008-12-31)[2]
  Total 3,934
  Density 11.1/km2 (29/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Hauho is a former municipality of Finland. It was situated in the province of Southern Finland and is today a part of the region of Tavastia Proper (Kanta-Häme / Egentliga Tavastland).

Hauho was amalgamated with the municipality of Hämeenlinna on 1 January 2009. Prior to the amalgamation, Hauho – which was unilingually Finnish – had had a population of 3,934 (31 December 2008)[2] and covered an area of 443.13 square kilometres (171.09 sq mi) of which 86.42 square kilometres (33.37 sq mi) was water.[1] The population density was 11.1 inhabitants per square kilometre (29/sq mi).

It has been calculated that Hauho lies at Finland's "population-centre", that is to say: the point in Finland closest on average to the place of residence of every inhabitant of the country.

Lakes Iso-Roine, Hauhonselkä, and Ilmoilanselkä are located in Hauho.


  1. 1 2 "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2008" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 2 May 2010.
  2. 1 2 "Population by municipality as of 31 December 2008". Population Information System (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 2 May 2010.

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Hauho Church
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