city in the region of Central Finland
Äänekoski is a city in Central Finland. It had about 20,060 people living there in January 2014. The municipalities next to it are Kannonkoski, Konnevesi, Laukaa, Saarijärvi, Uurainen, Vesanto and Viitasaari.
The former municipalities of Sumiainen and Suolahti were merged with Äänekoski in 2007.