Seinäjoki, the centre of Southern Ostrobothnia
Seinäjoki is the centre of the province of Southern Ostrobothnia and one of the fastest growing urban centres in Finland. The population of the city has already reached 65,000. The Seinäjoki city region consists of eight municipalities, and it has a population of approximately 150,000.
Seinäjoki is a university city that offers higher education, good jobs and attractive services in the trade sector as the centre of the sixth largest market area in Finland.
The pleasant urban environment, short distances and diverse forms of housing characterise the everyday life in the city.
Seinäjoki is known for its unique administrative and cultural centre, designed by the architect and academician Alvar Aalto, as well as its summer events.
Seinäjoki is easily reachable by train. From Vaasa, it takes only one hour and from Helsinki three hours.