Siuntio History:
– Siuntio has been inhabited since the Stone Age, with evidence of farming settlements and a Bronze Age burial site.
– Two large manor houses, Suitia and Sjundby, were built during the Middle Ages.
– The Flemings built the first ironworks in Finland on the Suitia Manor House’s land in the 1530s.
– Siuntio was part of the Porkkala Naval Base leased to the Soviet Union after World War II.
– Siuntio failed to merge with the city of Lohja in 2013 due to internal conflicts.

Siuntio Nature and Geography:
– The northern part of Siuntio has high hills and a large esker covered in forest.
– The southern part of Siuntio is less hilly but also covered in forests.
– Siuntio has smaller and larger lakes in the southern and middle parts.
– The western parts of Siuntio have large flat areas of cultivated fields.
– Siuntio has several Natura 2000 nature protection areas.

Siuntio Urban Area:
– In 2019, Siuntio had 6,126 inhabitants, with about half living in the urban areas.
– The largest urban areas are Siuntio Station Area and Siuntio Church Village.
– Around 2,500 people live around the Siuntio railway station.
– Around 350 people live around St. Peter’s Church.
– Siuntio joined the Helsinki Regional Transport Authority in 2018.

Siuntio Sports:
– Sjundeå Idrottsförening is a sports club established in 1918.
– The main sports played are handball and athletics.
– The largest handball cup of Finland, Sjundeå Cup, is played annually in Siuntio.

Siuntio Sights and Cultural Heritage:
– The Church of St. Peter in Siuntio was built around the 1480s and still has biblical paintings on its vaults.
– The Suitia Manor House is a large stone-built manor house from the 1540s.
– The Sjundby Manor House was built in the 1560s and is owned by the Adlercreutz family.
– Both Suitia Manor House and St. Peter’s Church are protected by the Finnish Heritage Agency.
– Siuntio has a rich cultural heritage with historical buildings and landmarks.Sources: