Welcome to Oulu


Brief information about the Oulu

Oulu Oulu ( OH-loo, Finnish: [ˈou̯lu] ; Swedish: Uleåborg [ʉːlɛɔˈbɔrj] ) is a city and municipality of 208 939 inhabitants (31 January 2019) in the region of North Ostrobothnia, Finland. It is the most populous city in Northern Finland, and the fifth most populous in the country.

Only the city of Murmansk, Russia, has more people and is further north. Oulu is considered one of Europe's "living labs", where residents experiment with new technology (such as NFC tags and ubi-screens) on a community-wide scale.