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Seinäjoki
City
Seinäjoen kaupunki
Seinäjoki stad
Top: Panorama view of Seinäjoki from the Jouppilanvuori hill, 2nd: Torikeskus Street and Koulukatu area, 3rd left: Lakeuden Risti Church, 3rd upper right: Aalto Center (Aaltokeskus), 3rd lower right: Lakeuden Risti Park, Bottom: View of downtown Seinäjoki from Alvar Aalto Tower
Top: Panorama view of Seinäjoki from the Jouppilanvuori hill, 2nd: Torikeskus Street and Koulukatu area, 3rd left: Lakeuden Risti Church, 3rd upper right: Aalto Center (Aaltokeskus), 3rd lower right: Lakeuden Risti Park, Bottom: View of downtown Seinäjoki from Alvar Aalto Tower
Coat of arms of Seinäjoki
Coat of arms
Location of Seinäjoki in Finland
Location of Seinäjoki in Finland
Country  Finland
Region South Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Seinäjoki sub-region
Charter 1868
Market town 1931
Town 1960
Government
 • City manager Jorma Rasinmäki
Area
 (2009)
 • City 1,469.32 km2 (567.31 sq mi)
 • Land 1,431.48 km2 (552.70 sq mi)
 • Water 37.84 km2 (14.61 sq mi)
 • Urban
52.78 km2 (20.38 sq mi)
Area rank 65th largest in Finland
Population
 (2013-12-04)
 • City 59,632
 • Rank 23rd largest in Finland
 • Density 41.66/km2 (107.9/sq mi)
 • Urban
46,639
 • Urban density 883.6/km2 (2,289/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish 98.7% (official)
 • Swedish 0.2%
 • Others 1.1%
Population by age
 • 0 to 14 18.3%
 • 15 to 64 66.8%
 • 65 or older 15%
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate 19.25%
Website www.seinajoki.fi
Seinäjoki, from Alvar Aalto tower
Alvar Aalto-centrum i Östermyra, sommaren 2003
Lakeuden Risti Church

The City of Seinäjoki is the center of the Southern Ostrobothnia in Finland and one of the fastest growing urban city centers in Finland. Seinäjoki has a population of more than 60 000 inhabitants and in the Southern Ostrobothnia region there are about 200 000 inhabitants.

Seinäjoki is established 1868.

Seinäjoki offers high-quality education from primary school to university level as well as good jobs and living conditions for all age groups. Seinäjoki region is Finland's sixth largest market area and offers very competitive and attractive trade services. A pleasant urban and garden-like environment, short distances, and a wide range of housing types is typical to the city's daily life.

Seinäjoki is known for the unique administrative and cultural center designed by architect Alvar Aalto. The city hosts various summer festivals such as Provinssirock, Tango Festival and Race and Rock Festival (Vauhtiajot), which attract tens of thousands of people to enjoy the city year after year.

Seinäjoki is good living 24 hours a day.

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