Torronsuo National Park is a national park in the Tavastia Proper region of Finland. Even before its declaration as a national park in 1990, the near-natural state swamp area was a protected area. Its area is 25.5 square kilometres (9.85 sq mi). Tammela is a municipality of Finland. The first mention of a village named Tammela was in documents from 1423. It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Tavastia Proper region. The municipality has a population of 6,559 (31 January 2012) and it covers an area of 715.12 square kilometres (276.11 sq mi) of which 74.72 square kilometres (28.85 sq mi) is inland water (2011-01-01). The population density is 10 inhabitants per square kilometre (26 /sq mi) (31 January 2012). The municipality is unilingually Finnish. Tammela is also a district in the city of Tampere.
The park area is a typical ombrotrophic raised bog – a thick turf layer with its middle part raising above its edges. The turf layer is one of the thickest measured among Finnish bogs, locally extending to 12 metres (39 ft). Torronsuo is valuable for its birdlife and butterfly species. Roughly a hundred species nest in the area. Part of the birds and insects are species that typically live in the northern areas, and they aren't seen much elsewhere in southern Finland. My friend Pia sent me this maxi card.