City of Turku

  • Located by the River Aurajoki in Southwest Finland.
  • The first capital city of the Finland hitherto year 1827 when almost the hole city burned.
  • An important gate to the west throughout history.
  • 180 000 inhabitants, the fifth largest city in Finland.
  • Officially bilingual, little over 5% of inhabitants speak Swedish as their mother tongue.
  • Three universities and four universities of applied sciences, together nearly 30 000 degree and post-graduate degree students.
  • Culture-historical surroundings like the Turku Castle.
  • The beautiful and extensive Turku Archipelago.
  • Summer in Turku
Turku Castle
Old Great Square
aura saaristo
River Aura and Archipelago
aura ilta kirkko
Aura river in the summer evening