Sampsa Astala, better known as Kita from the hard rock band Lordi, spent most of his teenage years living in Karkkila.
Twin towns - Sister cities
Karkkila is a member of the Douzelage, a unique town twinning association of 24 towns across the European Union. This active town twinning began in 1991 and there are regular events, such as a produce market from each of the other countries and festivals. Discussions regarding membership are also in hand with three further towns......