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A city of southwest Finland on the Baltic Sea west of Helsinki. Settled in the early 1200s, it was the capital of Finland until 1812.
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(Finnish ˈturku)
(Placename) a city and port in SW Finland, on the Gulf of Bothnia: capital of Finland until 1812. Pop: 175 059 (2003 est). Swedish name: Åbo
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(ˈtʊər ku)

a seaport in SW Finland. 163,400. Swedish, Åbo.
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IBut whether you are visiting Turku for a weekend break or as a stopover before heading on to the Pargas Archipelago, one thing is for sure, the little city with a big heart will not disappoint.
Summary: Turku [Finland], Aug 18 (ANI): At least, one person has died and eight others injured in a stabbing attack in the Finnish city of Turku on Friday.
Summary: TURKU, Finland: The Finnish city of Turku has been inaugurated as the 2011 European Capital of Culture A[degrees]- marking a year of hundreds of events and art happenings in the southwestern medieval town.
Homotopia is presenting a Tom of Finland Retrospective in Turku, which shares the 2011 Capital of Culture crown with Estonia's capital Tallinn.
15 November 2010 - Finnish energy company Fortum Oyj (HEL: FUM1V) said today it and partners started negotiations to establish a new operating model for energy supply in the Turku region of western Finland.
Residents from southern Finnish city of Turku were engaged in a similar battle to HP workers in 2003 when Turku Mustard was taken over by Unilever.
DURING the last couple of weeks, I have been in Finland working with colleagues in the city of Turku on a project to compare entrepreneurial activity between our two nations.
* National Public Health Institute, Turku, Finland; ([dagger]) Turku Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Turku, Finland; ([double dagger]) University of Turku, Turku, Finland; and ([section]) National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands
Finnish IT services company Novo has provided Turku Public Transport with an electronic ticketing solution that enables users to buy bus tickets via SMS messages.
Inhabitants of Turku, Finland are able to give feedback to and ask questions of the decision-makers of the city through an online service.

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