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Tampereen kaupunki
Tampere City Centre
Tampere City Centre
Coat of arms of Tampere
Coat of arms
Manchester of the North, Manse (in Finnish)
Location of Tampere in Finland
Location of Tampere in Finland
Country Finland
Region Pirkanmaa
Sub-region Tampere
 • 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
 • Total 219,624
 • Rank 3rd largest in Finland
 • Density 418.36/km2 (1,083.5/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)

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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