Tampere

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Tampere
City
Tampereen kaupunki
Tampere City Centre
Tampere City Centre
Coat of arms of Tampere
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): Manchester of the North, Manse (in Finnish)
Location of Tampere in Finland
Location of Tampere in Finland
Country  Finland
Region Pirkanmaa
Sub-region Tampere
Government
 • City manager Timo P. Nieminen
Area (2016-01-01)[1]
 • Total 524.89 km2 (202.66 sq mi)
 • Land 525.03 km2 (202.72 sq mi)
 • Water 164.56 km2 (63.54 sq mi)
Area rank 166th largest in Finland
Population (2017-08-31)[2]
 • Total 230,537
 • Rank 3rd largest in Finland
 • Density 439.09/km2 (1,137.2/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 94.9% (official)
 • Swedish 0.5%
 • Others 4.5%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 13.8%
 • 15 to 64 70.6%
 • 65 or older 15.7%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19%
Website www.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.[6]

History[change | change source]

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[change | change source]

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


References[change | change source]

  1. "Population density by area 1.1.2016". Statistics Finland. Retrieved 12 February 2017. 
  2. "Ennakkoväkiluku sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, elokuu 2017" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 18 October 2017. 
  3. "Population according to language and the number of foreigners and land area km2 by area as of 31 December 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 29 March 2009. 
  4. "Population according to age and gender by area as of 31 December 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 28 April 2009. 
  5. "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2011. 
  6. http://vrk.fi/default.aspx?docid=5864&site=3&id=0

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Tampere at Wikimedia Commons