Kuopio is a Finnish city. It is the biggest city and cultural center of Eastern Finland. The population of Kuopio is 90,000, and it is the 8th biggest city in Finland. The city is very wide and has a lot of lakes inside it; several parts of it are built on islands.
The traffic connections of the city are good with trains and aeroplanes. There is a university of Kuopio, too. Kuopio is known as a strong center of welfare and health profession, as the university is particularly oriented to those areas.
In Finland the people of Kuopio have a special reputation: they are known as happy and funny people.