Kuopio

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Location
Kuopio City Hall

Kuopio is a city in Northern Savonia, Finland. It is the biggest city and cultural center of Eastern Finland. The population of Kuopio is about 110,000[when?]. 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. Kuopio is known as a strong center of welfare and health professions, 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.

In 2011, Karttula, another city in Finland, merged with Kuopio.

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Population
Year Population
1980
88,255
1995
97,835
2010
103,333

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