is a municipality in southern Finland
with around 17,000 inhabitants. The municipality is located south of city of Tampere
. The first written account of parish of Lempäälä is from 1430
. The church of Lempäälä is named after Saint Birgitta
, and is from the end of 15th century
Finnish novelist Yrjö Kokko lived in Lempäälä, and is buried in the grave-yard.