Place:Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland

Coordinates62.9°N 27.667°E
Located inKuopio, Finland
Also located inPohjois-Savo, Itä-Suomi, Finland     (1600 - )
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Kuopio is a Finnish city and municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia (Pohjois-Savo). It has a population of ,[1] which makes it the ninth-most populous city in Finland. Kuopio has a total area of , of which is water[2] and half is forest. Though the city’s population is a spread-out , the city's urban areas are populated comparably densely (urban area: 1,618 /km²), making Kuopio Finland’s second-most densely populated city.

Since 1969 Kuopio has grown extensively through municipality mergers. Kuopio’s population surpassed 100,000 when the town of Nilsiä joined the city in the beginning of 2013.

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