Kauniainen has the lowest local taxation rate in Finland (16,5 %). A lot of rich people live there.
Kauniainen was officially founded in 1920. It became a city in 1972. There are about 8,550 people living in Kauniainen. Most of them (57 %) speak Finnish as their first language. 39 % have Swedish as their mother tongue.
Kauniainen has very good bus and train connections. There is a railway station. Many buses drive through Kauniainen.
- The official Kauniainen page, in Finnish, Swedish and English