Turku

Turku is the oldest city and former capital of . It was settled during the 13th century, making it one of the only few – and by far the largest – medieval cities in Finland.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
is a medieval building in the city of Turku in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Observatory
is an amateur astronomical observatory used by a local amateur astronomical association, Turun Ursa ry in the district of Turku, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.

Church
is the previous Catholic cathedral of Finland, today the Mother Church of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland. Photo: Ottojula, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Theatre
is a Finland-Swedish theatre in the city of Turku in and the oldest theatre in the country, founded in 1839. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is a district and a suburb of the city of Turku, , located approximately six kilometres to the north of the city centre. Photo: Samulili, CC BY 3.0.

Suburb
is a district and the largest suburb of the city of Turku, in . Photo: Samulili, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Suburb
is a district in the ward of the city of Turku, in .

Turku

Latitude
60.4518° or 60° 27' 6.3" north
Longitude
22.2671° or 22° 16' 1.4" east
Open Location Code
9GG4F728+PR
Population
194,000
IATA airport code
TKU
United Nations Location Code
FI TKU
Elevation
22 metres (72 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 21847490
Geo­Names ID
633679
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Turku
  • Albanian: Turku
  • Amharic: ቱርኩ
  • Arabic: Turku
  • Arabic: توركو
  • Armenian: Տուրկու
  • Asturian: Turku (conceyu de Finlandia)
  • Asturian: Turku
  • Asturian: conceyu de Turku
  • Azerbaijani: Turku
  • Bashkir: Турку
  • Basque: Turku
  • Basque: Åbo
  • Belarusian: Аба
  • Belarusian: Турку
  • Bengali: টুর্কু
  • Bosnian: Turku
  • Breton: Turku
  • Bulgarian: Або
  • Bulgarian: Обу
  • Bulgarian: Турку
  • Burmese: တားကူးမြို့
  • Catalan: Turku
  • Catalan: Åbo
  • Cebuano: Turku
  • Chechen: Турку
  • Chinese: 图尔库
  • Chinese: 圖爾庫
  • Chinese: 杜古
  • Chuvash: Турку
  • Cornish: Turku
  • Corsican: Turku
  • Croatian: Turku
  • Czech: Turku
  • Danish: Turku
  • Danish: Åbo
  • Dutch: Turku
  • Dutch: Åbo
  • Eastern Mari: Турку
  • English: Aboa
  • English: Åbo
  • Erzya: Турку
  • Esperanto: Turku
  • Esperanto: Åbo
  • Estonian: Abo
  • Estonian: Turku
  • Estonian: Turku linn
  • Estonian: Turu
  • Estonian: Turu linn
  • Estonian: Åbo
  • Faroese: Turku
  • Fijian: Turku
  • Finnish: Turku
  • Finnish: Turun kaupunki
  • Finnish: Åbo
  • French: Turku
  • French: Åbo
  • Galician: Turku
  • Georgian: ტურკუ
  • German: Pääskyvuoren linkkitorni
  • German: Turku
  • German: Åbo
  • Greek: Τουρκού
  • Greek: Τούρκου
  • Gujarati: તુર્કુ
  • Hebrew: אובו
  • Hebrew: טורקו
  • Hindi: टुरकु
  • Hungarian: Turku
  • Hungarian: Åbo
  • Icelandic: Turku
  • Icelandic: Åbo
  • Ido: Turku
  • Inari Sami: Turku
  • Indonesian: Aabo
  • Indonesian: Turku
  • Indonesian: Åbo
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Turku
  • Interlingue: Turku
  • Irish: Turku
  • Irish: Túrcú
  • Italian: Turku
  • Italian: Åbo
  • Japanese: オーボ
  • Japanese: トゥルク
  • Kalaallisut: Turku
  • Kalo Finnish Romani: Leenjako fooros
  • Kannada: ತುರ್ಕು
  • Kashubian: Turkù
  • Kazakh: Турку
  • Komi-Permyak: Турку
  • Korean: 오보
  • Korean: 투르쿠
  • Latin: Abo
  • Latin: Aboa
  • Latin: Aboia
  • Latin: Turcua
  • Latin: Turku
  • Latin: Åbo
  • Latvian: Abo
  • Latvian: Turku
  • Lithuanian: Turku
  • Livvi: Turku
  • Lombard: Turku
  • Low German: Turku
  • Macedonian: Турку
  • Malay: Turku
  • Maori: Turku
  • Marathi: तुर्कू
  • Mongolian: Турку
  • Nauru: Turku
  • Nepali: टुर्कु
  • Northern Sami: Turku
  • Norwegian: Åbo
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Turku
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Åbo
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Turku
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Åbo
  • Occitan (post 1500): Turku
  • Ossetian: Або
  • Ossetian: Турку
  • Persian: تورکو
  • Piemontese: Turku
  • Polish: Abo
  • Polish: Turku
  • Polish: Åbo
  • Portuguese: Turku
  • Portuguese: Åbo
  • Quechua: Turku
  • Romanian: Turku
  • Romanian: Åbo
  • Russian: Або
  • Russian: Турку
  • Scots: Abo
  • Scots: Turku
  • Scottish Gaelic: Turku
  • Serbian: Турку
  • Serbo-Croatian: Turku
  • Sicilian: Turku
  • Silesian: Turku
  • Sinhala: ටර්කු
  • Skolt Sami: Turku
  • Slovak: Turku
  • Slovak: Åbo
  • Slovenian: Turku
  • Slovenian: Åbo
  • Southern Sotho: Turku
  • Spanish: Abo
  • Spanish: Turku
  • Spanish: Åbo
  • Swahili: Turku
  • Swedish: Turku
  • Swedish: Åbo
  • Swedish: Åbo stad
  • Tamil: துர்க்கு
  • Tatar: Турку
  • Telugu: టూర్కూ
  • Thai: Turku
  • Thai: Åbo
  • Thai: ตุรกุ
  • Thai: ทุร์กู
  • Thai: โอบู
  • Turkish: Turku
  • Turkmen: Turku
  • Ukrainian: Або
  • Ukrainian: Турку
  • Urdu: ترکو
  • Uzbek: Abo
  • Uzbek: Turku
  • Veps: Turku
  • Vietnamese: Turku
  • Volapük: Turku
  • Waray (Philippines): Turku
  • Welsh: Turku
  • Western Frisian: Turku
  • Western Mari: Турку
  • Western Panjabi: ترکو
  • Wu Chinese: 图尔库
  • Yue Chinese: 杜古

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