Working in a thriving city
Vaasa enjoys a position at the forefront of flourishing urban regions. And no wonder: we have Finland's largest hub of energy companies and plenty of jobs, six higher education units, the sea, and people who have been proven to be happy and energetic. Things are going swimmingly here.
Vaasa is a coastal city with almost 70,000 inhabitants, and it is the energy capital of Finland. Vaasa also looks like a real city, not least due to its grid plan and beautiful historic buildings. The city centre parks, small and large, and the rocky archipelago give the coastal town a unique atmosphere. Vaasa enjoys the salty sea air, a youthful sound, an international appearance and an energetic vitality.
The Vaasa region has a long history of greeting the world with an open mind. Finnish-speakers make up 59% of the population, Swedish-speakers account for 36%, and the remaining 5% speak languages from all over the world. You can also get by with one language.