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Tampere (, also, ; Tammerfors ) is a city in Pirkanmaa, southern Finland.wikipedia
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Tampere (, also, ; Tammerfors ) is a city in Pirkanmaa, southern Finland.
Other major cities are Espoo, Vantaa, Tampere, Oulu and Turku.

List of urban areas in Finland by population

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Tampere is the second-largest urban area and third most-populous individual municipality in Finland, after the cities of Helsinki and Espoo.

Turku

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The distance to Turku is roughly the same.
There were 330,192 inhabitants living in the Turku sub-region, ranking it as the third largest urban area in Finland after the Greater Helsinki area and Tampere sub-region.

Nordic countries

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It is the most populous inland city in the Nordic countries.

Tampere–Pirkkala Airport

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Tampere–Pirkkala Airport is Finland's eighth-busiest airport, with over 230,000 passengers in 2017.
Tampere–Pirkkala Airport is located in Pirkkala, Finland, 7 NM south-west of Tampere city centre.

Tammerkoski

Since the two lakes differ in level by 18 m, the rapids linking them, Tammerkoski, have been an important power source throughout history, most recently for generating electricity.
Tammerkoski is a channel of rapids in Tampere, Finland.

Battle of Tampere

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White forces captured the town after the Battle of Tampere, seizing about 10,000 Red prisoners on 6 April 1918.
The Battle of Tampere was a 1918 Finnish Civil War battle, fought in Tampere, Finland from 15 March to 6 April between the Whites and the Reds.

Näsijärvi

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Tampere is wedged between two lakes, Näsijärvi and Pyhäjärvi.
Näsijärvi is the biggest lake in the Tampere area at 256 km2 in size.

Hervanta

The technology centre Hermia in Hervanta is home to many companies in these fields. The universities are University of Tampere (UTA), which has more than 16,000 students and is located right next to the city center, and Tampere University of Technology (TUT), which has more than 12,000 students and is located in Hervanta.
Hervanta is a large suburb, or satellite city, of Tampere in Finland, located next to Hallila some 10 km south of the city centre.

Lielahti

Messukylä was incorporated in 1947, Lielahti in 1950, Aitolahti in 1966 and finally Teisko in 1972.
Lielahti (Lielax in Swedish) is a suburb in the city of Tampere (Tammerfors), Finland with important industrial and commercial facilities.

Kangasala

Tampere is part of the Pirkanmaa region and is surrounded by the municipalities of Kangasala, Lempäälä, Nokia, Orivesi, Pirkkala, Ruovesi, and Ylöjärvi.
Kangasala is a city in Finland, 16 kilometers east of Tampere.

Municipalities of Finland

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Tampere is part of the Pirkanmaa region and is surrounded by the municipalities of Kangasala, Lempäälä, Nokia, Orivesi, Pirkkala, Ruovesi, and Ylöjärvi.
There were previously no mayors in Finland, but after a change in law, Tampere was first city to elect a mayor (pormestari / borgmästare) in 2007.

Red Declaration

On 1 November 1905, during the general strike, the famous Red Declaration was proclaimed on Keskustori.
The Red Declaration (Finnish: punainen julistus) is a document published in Tampere on 1 November 1905.

Nokia, Finland

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Tampere is part of the Pirkanmaa region and is surrounded by the municipalities of Kangasala, Lempäälä, Nokia, Orivesi, Pirkkala, Ruovesi, and Ylöjärvi.
Nokia is a town and a municipality on the banks of the Nokianvirta River (Kokemäenjoki) in the region of Pirkanmaa, some 15 km west of Tampere.

Pyhäjärvi (Tampere region)

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Tampere is wedged between two lakes, Näsijärvi and Pyhäjärvi.
Pyhäjärvi is shaped like the letter "C" with the cities of Tampere and Nokia on the northern end, and town of Lempäälä at the southern end.

University of Tampere

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The universities are University of Tampere (UTA), which has more than 16,000 students and is located right next to the city center, and Tampere University of Technology (TUT), which has more than 12,000 students and is located in Hervanta.
The University of Tampere (UTA) (Tampereen yliopisto (Tay), Universitas Tamperensis) was a public university in Tampere, Finland that was merged with Tampere University of Technology to create the new Tampere University on 1 January 2019.

Tampere University of Technology

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The universities are University of Tampere (UTA), which has more than 16,000 students and is located right next to the city center, and Tampere University of Technology (TUT), which has more than 12,000 students and is located in Hervanta.
The university was located in Hervanta, a suburb of Tampere.

Tampere Central Square

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On 1 November 1905, during the general strike, the famous Red Declaration was proclaimed on Keskustori.
The Tampere Central Square (Finnish: Keskustori) is a public square in the centre of Tampere, Finland, along the main street Hämeenkatu.

Tampere sub-region

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Tampere has a population of 0 with the urban area holding 334,112 people and the metropolitan area, also known as the Tampere sub-region, holding 385,301 inhabitants in an area of 4,970 km 2.

Lempäälä

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Tampere is part of the Pirkanmaa region and is surrounded by the municipalities of Kangasala, Lempäälä, Nokia, Orivesi, Pirkkala, Ruovesi, and Ylöjärvi.
Lempäälä is located south of the city of Tampere.

Messukylä

Messukylä was incorporated in 1947, Lielahti in 1950, Aitolahti in 1966 and finally Teisko in 1972.
Messukylä (Messukylä, also Messuby) is a former municipality of Finland which was annexed by the city of Tampere in 1947.

Ylöjärvi

Tampere is part of the Pirkanmaa region and is surrounded by the municipalities of Kangasala, Lempäälä, Nokia, Orivesi, Pirkkala, Ruovesi, and Ylöjärvi.
Ylöjärvi is a town and a municipality in the Pirkanmaa region, 14 km west of Tampere and 189 km north of Finland´s capital city Helsinki.

Police University College (Finland)

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The Police University College, the polytechnic institution serving all of Finland in its field of specialization, is also located in Tampere.
The Police University College (Poliisiammattikorkeakoulu (Polamk), Polisyrkeshögskolan) is a university of applied sciences in Tampere, Finland providing police academy training and research under the Ministry of the Interior for the Police of Finland and other Finnish law enforcement units.

Pirkkala

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Tampere is part of the Pirkanmaa region and is surrounded by the municipalities of Kangasala, Lempäälä, Nokia, Orivesi, Pirkkala, Ruovesi, and Ylöjärvi.
It is located some 10 km south-west from Tampere in the Pirkanmaa region.

Pispala

Also from such a background was the famous poet Lauri Viita of the Pispala district, which was also the original home of the aforementioned Hannu Salama.
Pispala is a city area 2.5 km from the centre of Tampere, Finland.