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Tampere is a city in southern Finland located between two lakes, Näsijärvi and Pyhäjärvi.
Since the two lakes differ in level by 18 metres, the Tammerkoski rapids linking them has
been an important power source throughout history, most recently for generating electricity.
Tampere is dubbed the "Manchester of Finland" for its industrial past.
The Tampere region or Pirkanmaa, which includes outlying municipalities,
has around 470 000 residents, 230 000 employed, and 25 billion euro turnover as of 2007.
Tampere is the most populous inland city in the Nordic countries with about 208,000 inhabitants
in the city itself, and metro population of over 300,000.
In terms of population, Tampere is the third largest municipality in Finland, after Greater Helsinki
municipalities Helsinki and Espoo.
Helsinki can be reached in 1.5 - 2 hours by train and 2 - 2.5 hours by car.
Distance to Turku is approximately the same.
Tampere airport is the second busiest international airport in Finland with 800,000 annual passengers.
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