Kangasala is a city in Finland, about 16 km east of Tampere. It is in Pirkanmaa. The city was founded in 1865. As of 31 December 2021, the city had a population of 32,627.
Nearby municipalities include Kuhmoinen, Lempäälä, Orivesi, Padasjoki, Pälkäne, Tampere and Valkeakoski.
The former municipality of Sahalahti was merged into Kangasala on 1 January 2005 and the former municipality of Kuhmalahti was merged into Kangasala on 1 January 2011.