Turku

Because of its long history it has been the site of many important events and has extensively influenced Finnish history. Along with Tallinn, the capital city of Estonia, Turku was designated the European Capital of Culture for 2011. In 1996 it was declared the official Christmas City of Finland. Due to its location, Turku is a notable commercial ...
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Turku

city, southwestern Finland, at the mouth of the Aura River, west-northwest of Helsinki. Finland`s oldest city, it was originally a trading centre a ... [3 related articles]
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Turku

Port in southwestern Finland, near the mouth of the River Aurajoki, on the Baltic Sea; population (2003 est) 178,100. Turku is a centre of a fertile agricultural region; it is also a prominent industrial city and the country's largest winter port. Industries include shipbuilding, engineering, textiles, and food processing; tourism i...
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Turku

Turku (toor'kOO) , Swed. Åbo, city (1998 pop. 170,931), capital of Western Finland prov., SW Finland, at the mouth of the Aurajoki River on the Baltic Sea. The center of the fertile agricultural region of SW Finland, it is also the country's largest winter port and an important industrial c...
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