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Tampere City Centre
|Nickname(s): Manchester of the North, Manse (in Finnish)|
Location of Tampere in Finland
|• Total||689.53 km2 (266.23 sq mi)|
|• Land||524.97 km2 (202.69 sq mi)|
|• Water||164.56 km2 (63.54 sq mi)|
|Area rank||178th largest in Finland|
|• Rank||3rd largest in Finland|
|• Density||418.36/km2 (1,083.5/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
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.
Tampere was started in 1779. At 1800's, Tampere became to be a notable industrialized city and one of the biggest cities in Finland.
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