In Southwest Finland you find the world’s most beautiful archipelago and urban pulse, history, culture and creativity, joy of sport and enertegic student life. Here you can have it all, live in or near a city with great working possibilites, and at the same time enjoy the peace and quiet of the woods and the sea, always near you as well.
Southwest Finland has more than 480 000 inhabitants, 27 000 of thenm speak Swedish as their mother tongue. The region consits of 27 municipalities.
For centuries Southwest Finland was the centre of Finland and Turku its capital. The most important historic buildings in Finland are the Turku Dome and The Castle of Turku. Southwest Finland has always been a gateway to the west and this region is still an active international player. Southwest Finland is also the foodgarden withs its fields and farms.