Comenius Espoo

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Comenius Espoo

  1. 1. ESPOON YHTEISLYSEON LUKIOFINLAND
  2. 2. Suomi – Finland • Member of the EU since1995 • Form of government: Republic • Capital: Helsinki • Area: 338 000 km² • Population: 5,2 million • Valuutta: euro since 2002Hyvä paikka asua, elää, tehdä työtä ja yrittää. 23.02.08 2
  3. 3. Espoo is the Second Largest City in Finland • Population 235,000 • Area 528 km2, of which land 312 km2 and water 216 km2 • 58 km coastline and 95 lakesA good place for dwelling and living, for working and enterprise. 6.9.2011 3
  4. 4. A good place for dwelling and living, for working and enterprise. 6.9.2011 4
  5. 5. A good place for dwelling and living, for working and enterprise. 6.9.2011 5
  6. 6. History First traces of Helsinki-Turku human habitation railway Town charter Construction of King’s Road Tapiola 7000 800- 1000 1200 1400 1903 1951 1952 1963 1972 1997 BC AD Espoo parish County borough and church charter Permanent University of Technology Population passes settlement moves to Otaniemi 200,000A good place for dwelling and living, for working and enterprise. 6.9.2011 6
  7. 7. Our church built inthe 1470’sA good place for dwelling and living, for working and enterprise. 6.9.2011 7
  8. 8. Multilingual Espoo % First Language Finnish Swedish Other 100 91,5 88 84,8 80 60 40 20 10,9 8,5 6,7 5,5 1,1 3 0 Espoo 1990 Espoo 2007 FinlandA good place for dwelling and living, for working and enterprise. 6.9.2011 8
  9. 9. Industrial Structure • Espoo is a high-tech city. One important factor is the scientific community in Otaniemi. • Espoo’s workplace self-sufficiency is 93 percent. Half of the the city’s working age population work in Espoo. • Biggest employers are the municipality, Nokia, Helsinki University of Technology • Distribution of workplaces per branch: public services 27 %, finance 25 %, trade 23 %, industry 14 %, transport 5 %, construction 4 %A good place for dwelling and living, for working and enterprise. 6.9.2011 9
  10. 10. CITY FINANCESA good place for dwelling and living, for working and enterprise. 6.9.2011 10
  11. 11. A good place for dwelling and living, for working and enterprise. 6.9.2011 11
  12. 12. A good place for dwelling and living, for working and enterprise. 6.9.2011 12
  13. 13. • The northern parts of Espoo are mainly fields and forests, recreation and conservation areas. Part of Nuuksio National Park is located in northern Espoo • Nuuksio, 5 645 ha • Espoonlahti 223 haA good place for dwelling and living, for working and enterprise. 6.9.2011 13
  14. 14. A good place for dwelling and living, for working and enterprise. 6.9.2011 15
  15. 15. Secondary High SchoolMinimum 75 courses, • of which 47 are compulsoryMatricular examination Mother tongue Mathematics Swedish English French, Germany Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, History, Philosophy, Religion, Psychology
  16. 16. Hyvä paikka asua, elää, tehdä työtä ja yrittää. 23.02.08 17
  17. 17. Hyvä paikka asua, elää, tehdä työtä ja yrittää. 23.02.08 18
  18. 18. A good place for dwelling and living, for working and enterprise. 6.9.2011 19

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