City of Kuopio
Tulliportinkatu 31
P.O. Box 228
FIN-70101 Kuopio, Finland
Tel. +358 17 182 111
Fax +358 17 182 058




Photo: Vicente Serra

School winter break 2015 - activities outdoors and indoors

During the school winter break in Kuopio there are lots of activities, both outdoors and indoors. The activities and happenings take place from Friday 27 February to Sunday 8 March 2015.Most of activities are free unless otherwise informed.

Finnpulp plans a major softwood pulp mill investment to Kuopio

Finnpulp Corporation plans to construct a softwood pulp mill in Kuopio, Finland. The goal is to introduce a new independent player to the global pulp market, which will operate the most modern and efficient softwood pulp mill. The budget of the project is 1.4 billion euros.

The population of Kuopio exceeded 111,000

The population of Kuopio exceeded 111,000 at the beginning of the year 2015, when the municipal merger of the city of Kuopio and Maaninka community took place. Kuopio continues to grow in population also due to the migration and natural increase of population.


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