Tuira, Oulu

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District of Oulu
Skyline of Tuira
Country Finland
City Oulu
Areas of Oulu Tuira area
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 6 465
Postal code 90500

Tuira is a neighbourhood of the city of Oulu, Finland. It is located north of city centre across the Oulujoki River.[2] After the first bridges over Oulujoki connecting Tuira with Oulu were built in 1869, population growth of Tuira accelerated and Tuira was annexed by city of Oulu from the neighbouring rural municipality in 1886.[3] Until the 1970s Tuira was a neighbourhood of wooden townhouses, but the new zoning plan of 1969 changed it to a suburb of residential tower blocks.[4]

Merikoskenkatu street, the dividing line of East and West Tuira, is a major public bus route.[5] The railway station in Tuira was opened in 1903, but the passenger traffic was ended in 1990 and freight traffic in 2002. The station building was dismantled in 1998.

Points of interest


  1. "Oulun kaupungin ikäluokkatilasto kaupunginosittain 1.1.2013" (pdf). City of Oulu. 2013. Retrieved June 17, 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Oulun suuralue- ja kaupunginosajako 1.1.2013 alkaen (pdf) (Map). City of Oulu. 2013. Retrieved 2013-08-07. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Leinonen, Kullervo (1987). "Autonomian ajan Oulu". In Julku, Kyösti. Valkean kaupungin vaiheet (in Finnish). Pohjois-Suomen Historiallinen Yhdistys. pp. 129–130. ISBN 951-749-014-3. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Manninen, Turo (1995). Oulun kaupungin historia VI (in Finnish). Oulun kaupunki. p. 64. ISBN 951-9234-48-9. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "Keskustan liikenne" (PDF). City of Oulu. 2013. Retrieved 17 June 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

External links

Media related to Tuira at Wikimedia Commons