Kerava (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈkerɑʋɑ]; Swedish: Kervo) is a town and municipality in Finland.
It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Uusimaa region. The town has a population of 34,601 (28 February 2013) and covers an area of 30.79 square kilometres (11.89 sq mi) of which 0.17 km2 (0.066 sq mi) is water. The population density is 1,130.01 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,926.7 /sq mi). The municipality is unilingually Finnish.
Kerava railway station is a crossing-point station, with connections from the main track from Helsinki to Riihimäki to the tracks to Lahti, Sköldvik/Porvoo and Vuosaari Harbour.
Results of the Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Kerava:
Notable people from Kerava 
- Stone (band) Finnish heavy metal band
- Hanna-Maria Seppälä (b. 1984), Finnish freestyle swimmer
- Eero Hämeenniemi (b. 1951), Finnish composer
- Marco Hietala was born in Tervo, Finland, but currently lives in Kerava.
- Emppu Vuorinen was born in Kitee, Finland, but currently resides in Kerava.
- Pekka Ansio Heino, singer of Leverage and Brother Firetribe
- Tero Kinnunen currently resides in Kerava.
- Samuel Haanpää
- Joona Puhakka
- President Juho Kusti Paasikivi
- Olympic medal winner Volmari Iso-Hollo
- Teddy and The Tigers, Finnish rockabilly band
- Sasha Mäkilä, Finnish orchestra conductor
- Renny Harlin, film director.
Jean Sibelius lived in Kerava for 2 years and composed e.g. Finlandia in Kerava.
External links 
Media related to Kerava at Wikimedia Commons