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Kuopio

(ko͞o`ôpēō), city (1998 pop. 86,203), Eastern Finland prov., central Finland, on Lake Kallavesi. Situated in a large forest region, its industries are based on timber. It is at the head of the Saimaa lake system and is a tourist and inland-navigation center. Kuopio was chartered in 1782. A university was founded there in 1972.

Kuopio

 

a lääni (administrative unit) in Finland, in the northern part of the Lake Plateau. Area, 20,000 sq km. Population, 263,300 (1970). Its capital is Kuopio. Wooded hill-plain landscapes with many rivers and lakes predominate. Forest industries include logging, sawing, and woodworking. Copper sulfide ore is mined at Outokumpu and nickel ore at Katalahti. There is dairying and sheep raising, and wheat, oats, and fodder crops are grown.


Kuopio

 

a city and port in Finland on Lake Kalla of the Saimaa lake system. It is the administrative center of the lää ni of Kuopio. Population, 65,000 (1970). A center of the woodworking industry, Kuopio produces lumber, plywood, spools, and wallboard. Other industries include chemicals, machine building, and food processing. Kuopio is a center of tourism and winter sports.

Kuopio

a city in S central Finland. Pop.: 88 250 (2003 est.)
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(3) Bone and Cartilage Research Unit (BCRU), Clinical Research Center, Kuopio University, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
Minna Rusanen, M.D., of University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland, and colleagues analyzed data from 21,123 members of one health care system who participated in a survey between 1978 and 1985, when they were 50 to 60 years old.
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Tabled on the initiative of the Finnish EU Presidency, this issue was debated at a conference in Kuopio, Finland, on 20 and 21 September.
In the World Cup this year, she had not hit top form when 28th in a freestyle in Kuopio, Finland, at the start of the season in November, then won the classic in Cogne, Italy, the following month.
The clinical trials were conducted by Dr Jace Callaway and a team of medical researchers from the Departments of Phar maceutical Chemistry and Clinical Nutrition at the University of Kuopio, Finland, under the auspices of MotherHemp, Britain's leading Hemp Food supplier.
The February issue of the journal Oral Epedemiology and Community Dentistry reports that, after fluoridation was halted in British Columbia in the early 1990s, "the prevalence of caries [cavities] decreased." The November 2000 edition of Caries Trends found similar effects in Kuopio, Finland, which stopped fluoridation in 1992.
The oldest and biggest Nordic dance festival returns in Kuopio, Finland, with a score of classical, folk, and contemporary dance and music performances united by the theme of "emotion" this year.
(1) Unit of Environmental Epidemiology, National Public Health Institute, Kuopio, Finland; (2) Center for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington Campus, Wellington, New Zealand