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Tampereen kaupunki
Coat of arms of Tampere
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): 
Location of Tampere in Finland
Location of Tampere in Finland
CountryFinland
RegionPirkanmaa
Sub-regionTampere
Government
 • City managerLauri Lyly
Area
 (2009)
 • Total689.53 km2 (266.23 sq mi)
 • Land524.97 km2 (202.69 sq mi)
 • Water164.56 km2 (63.54 sq mi)
Area rank178th largest in Finland
Population
 (2013)[1]
 • Total219,624
 • Rank3rd largest in Finland
 • Density418.36/km2 (1,083.5/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Websitewww.tampere.fi

Tampere (Swedish: Tammerfors) is the third biggest city in Finland. It is the capital of the Pirkanmaa area. Neighbour municipalities are Kangasala, Lempäälä, Nokia, Pirkkala, Vesilahti, Hämeenkyrö, Orivesi, Pälkäne and Ylöjärvi.

The population of Tampere was 215,144 in 2011.[2]

History

Tampere was started in 1779. At 1800's, Tampere became to be a notable industrialized city and one of the biggest cities in Finland.

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