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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
Country Finland
Region Pirkanmaa
Sub-region Tampere
Government
 • City manager Timo P. Nieminen
Area
 (2009)
 • Total 689.53 km2 (266.23 sq mi)
 • Land 524.97 km2 (202.69 sq mi)
 • Water 164.56 km2 (63.54 sq mi)
Area rank 178th largest in Finland
Population
 (2013)[1]
 • Total 219,624
 • Rank 3rd largest in Finland
 • Density 418.36/km2 (1,083.5/sq mi)

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.

Gallery

Gallery
Railway station
Railway station  
Bus station
Bus station  
Laukontori harbour
Laukontori harbour  


References

Other websites

Media related to Tampere at Wikimedia Commons