Town in Pirkanmaa, Southern Finland. We Finns believe that Tampere is the most popular residential and tourist city in Finland. The student residence in Tampere is managed by the student housing foundation TOAS (Tampereen opiskelija-asuntosäätiö).

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The town of Tampere (Finnish pronunciation: Tammerfors[tam?r?f???]) is located in Pirkanmaa, South Finland. This is the most populated town in the interior of the Scandinavian states. It has 230,537 inhabitants[3], with the municipal area comprising 330,711 people[7] and the agglomeration, also known as the sub-region of Tampere, comprising 381,155 residents over an area of 4,970 square kilometres.

Tampere is the second biggest metropolitan area and the third biggest single community in Finland after Helsinki and Espoo. It is also the most densely populated town in Finland outside Greater Helsinki and an important metropolitan, economical and culture centre for the centre of Finland. Though the name Tampere is taken from the name of the river Rapideo Tammerkoski (both the town and the river R Rapio are referred to in Swedish as Tammerfors), the origins of the Tammer part of this name have been the object of much discussion.

Angel accepted the "simple" Rahkonen and Heikkilä étymology in Proto-Samic *Tëmpël(k??kë), *tëmpël means "deep, slower section of a stream" and *k??kë "Rapids" (related to the Finish Koski). A further proposal associates the name with the words Kvatemberdagar, or rather Tamperdagar, which means the glowing day of the West Catholic Liturgy Calender.

Tammy, the Finish term for oaks, also occurs in speculation,[17] although Tampere lies outside[18] the native habitat of oaks in Europe and the Swedish foundation of the Swedish capital makes this statement less likely. In 1775 Tampere was established by Gustav III of Sweden as a marketplace on the bank of the River Zammerkoski Canal and four years later, on 1 October 1779,[19] Tampere was given full municipal charter.

Tampere was extended by several adjacent areas after the Second World War. Known for its textiles and metals industry, Tampere was largely superseded by information technologies and telecommunication in the 90s. It is part of the Pirkanmaa area and is encircled by the communities of Kangasala, Lempäälä, Nokia, Orivesi, Pirkkala, Ruovesi and Ylöjärvi.

It has a boundary humid continental/subarctic climatic (Köppen "Dfb" and "Dfc"). Tampere and Pirkanmaa, which also include remote communities, has around 509,000 inhabitants[27], 244,000 employees[28] and a sales volume of 28 billion euro from 2014[update]. According to the Tampere International Business Office, the sector is strongly focused on machine building and industrialisation, information and communications technology, healthcare and biotech, and training in the cellulose and papermaking industries.

The Tampere region is known for its lively culture. Tampere is home to some of Finland's most beloved authors, such as Väinö Linna, Kalle Päätalo and Hannu Salama. In Tampere there is the TV station Yle TV2 with its studio in the Ristimäki quarter, famous for TV movies like Tankki tayteen, Reinikainen and Kummeli.

Tampere International Shortfilm Festivals, an annually organized cultural programme, takes place every year in March. The Tammerfest, the Tampere urbane skirt festivals, takes place every year in July. Tampere Flower Festivals is an annually organised summer celebration. In Tampere there is the Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra (Tampere Filharmonia), one of only two large symphonic ensembles in Finland, the other in Helsinki.

Tampere Hall is the home town of the ensemble and its concert schedule includes classic, pop and soundtrack. The Tampere Musik Festival organizes three musical events: Tampere Vocal and Biennale Festivals are the Tampere Vocal Festival and the Tampere Biennale. The Tampere University of Applied Sciences and the Tampere Conservatory offer training in many areas of classic art forms, among them performance, pedagogy and composing.

Tampere's pop culture is often regarded as the beginning of August 1969, when the celebrated Hair was premiered in a nearby theater. Menerock became a generic name for Tampere skirt which was basically skirt style with Finish texts. 1977 Poko Records, the first label in Tampere, was established.

The Tampere has a long history of drama, with entrenched establishments such as Työväen Teatteri, Kesäteatteri and Pyynikin, an open-air cinema with the oldest rotating audience in Europe. Tampere Teatre Festivals (Tampereen teatterikesä) is an annual August event that takes place in the town. Most of the inhabitants of Tampere, as in the whole of Finland, are members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland.

It also has a wide range of other ministries, from tradition to charisma. The Tampere Church is an internationally active church which is attached to the Pentecostal Church of Tampere. Worship in England of the King's Congregation of Christ Internationale (ICCK) is organised by the Anglican Church in Finland and the Lutheran congregations of Tampere.

Holocaust Holy Cross Catholics parish[35] also provides worship service in English, Finish and Polski. The Tampere region is the centre of an LDS participation (diocese). Further Tampere church sites include the Baptist Church, the Evangelical Free Church, the Evangelical Lutheran Mission in Finland, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Finland, the Orthodox Church of Finland and Nokia Revival.

Old church (Vanha kirkko) at the border of the central square of Tampere. Further sights are the cathedral of Tampere, the town hall of Tampere, the city library of Tampere Metso ("Auerhahn"), the Kaleva church (both by Reima Pietilä designed), the Tampere hall for meetings and concerts as well as the Tampere Market Hall. In Tampere there is also one of the last museum in the whole wide kingdom devoted to Vladimir Lenin.

It is located in Tampere Workers' Hall, where Lenin first encountered Joseph Stalin during a Bolshevik meeting in the town. In August 1905 Lenin relocated to Tampere, but finally escaped from Tampere (for Sweden) in November 1907 when he was persecuted by the Russians Okhrana. This was a free space on which the workers of the Tampere factory could build.

She entered Tampere in 1937. It is currently a housing area subject to extensive rehabilitation and, together with nearby Pynikki, constitutes an important historic area of Tampere. The sports community in Tampere is dominated by icehockey. Finland's first icehockey game took place in Tampere on the Pyhäjärvi icehock.

The city of Tampere is known as the home of Finland's icehockey. There are two extraordinary icehockey crews from Tampere: Both have had a great influence on the icehockey scene in Finland and are among the most popular clubs in Finland. Hakametsä Stadium, the Helsinki Eishockeyuseum and the first icehockey stadium in Finland, are both in Tampere.

In Tampere, association soccer is also a favourite game. Alone Tampere has over 100 (mostly young) clubs and more than 4,000 athletes in Tampere and more than 4,000 inlves. Another beloved sports in Tampere is playing ball. There are three young active sports hockey clubs in the town, and one of them, Tampereen Pyrintö, played at the highest levels (Korisliiga) and became Finnish champion in 2010, 2011 and 2014.

The Tampere Saints is the most famous in town. Mr. Tampere played hosts to some of the preparations for the 1952 Summer Olympics, the 1965 Ice Hockey Championship and the 1967 EuroBasket. There were also two Kanusprint Worlds in 1973 and 1983. Tampere played hosts to the Junior Rowing Championship in 1977 and the Senior Rowing Championship in 1995.

Tampere recently hosted the tenth European Youth Olympic Festival from 17 to 25 July 2009 and the Ringette World Championships 2010 from 1 to 6 November at the Hakametsä stadium. The Tampere is an important railway junction in Finland and there are rail links to Helsinki, Turku and the ports of Turku, Oulu, Jyväskylä and Pori.

Tampere Central Station is situated in the centre of the town. Regular buses run to Finland and other places. The Tampere airport is situated in the neighbouring town of Pirkkala about 13 km south-west of the town. Tampere changed to a new governance in 2007.

From then on, the municipal government voted one major and four vice major for a two-year term. At the same time, the municipal councillor will be the residence of the councillor. Mr Nieminen (Kok.) was appointed first Tampere Governor for the years 2007-09.

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