About this site


Welcome  to the official website of the city of Kuopio. 

The English pages of this website were updated at the beginning of 2012.

This site is best viewed with the latest browser versions. You can change the text size by using the text size options (A A A). You can also enlarge the text by using the 'View' menu in your browser (View > Text Size or View > Zoom).

Use the links in the left-hand column to find services by topics. On the homepage, there is also information for targeted groups: Business in Kuopio, Visiting Kuopio, Study in Kuopio and Immigrant Services.

If you cannot find the information you are looking for, please try the Site Map or Search function.

The site provides a 'breadcrumb' trail above the main content of each page to show users the path from the homepage to the current page. To return to the homepage, click on the Kuopio logo in the upper left-hand corner or the homepage link in the breadcrumb trail.

At the top of each page, there are links to other language versions, text-only and mobile versions, the Site Map and Contact Details, as well as the text size options, Search box and Advanced Search link. At the bottom of each page, there are About this site and Feedback links.

The main content is in the middle column, while the right-hand column provides additional information and related links.

Attachments are mainly in PDF format. To view PDF documents, you need Adobe Reader. A free version can be downloaded on Internet.

The City of Kuopio is not responsible for the suitability or accuracy of the information supplied on this website. The user of this site assumes all responsibility and risk that may arise from using this site and service.

Feedback on this site can be sent via the online feedback form or by email to: verkkotoimitus(at)kuopio.fi