Muurame is located in the middle of Finland. The nearest city is Jyväskylä, 15 kilometres from Muurame. Muurame has about 9000 inhabitants and each year about 150 people move to Muurame. 95% of the inhabitants are evangelical Lutherans. The Muurame Church Muurame
Muurame has a museum of old saunas. All the saunas there are smoke saunas.
Sauna is a place that is heated with wood up to 100 °C. You sit in the sauna and throw water to the sauna stove and the temperature rises. After taking the steams in the sauna you take a shower. If the sauna is near a lake, you can swim in the lake or in the winter time you can roll in the snow.
Riihivuori is a downhill skiing centre that has nine ski slopes. Riihivuori is 199,5 metres high.
Pictures from Riihivuori.
In Isolahti school there are 47 pupils. Schools in Muurame
In Kinkomaa school there are 75 pupils .
In Mäkelänmäki school there are 730 pupils.
In Nisulanmäki school there are 440 pupils.
In Muurame high school there are 220 pupils.
The Culture centre in Muurame has a swimming hall, gymnasiums, auditoria and three schools.
Muurame is situated between two lakes; Muuratjärvi and Päijänne. Päijänne is the third biggest lake in Finland.