Oulu is Finland’s sixth biggest town, established in 1605. Today it is one of Finland’s leading high-tech centres, situated on the Gulf of Bothnia, 600 kilometres north of Helsinki. It has a population of 120,000. The town was established in 1605.
There are frequent rail, bus and flight connections between Helsinki and Oulu. Trains take about six to seven hours and run every two hours. There are several daily flights between Helsinki and Oulu. The journey takes about 60 minutes. There are also direct flights to Oulu from Rovaniemi, Kemi-Tornio and Stockholm. Rovaniemi Airport is served by Finnair and Blue1/SAS.
Oulu City Theatre
The Oulu City Theatre is situated by the sea, close to the town centre. It only takes a few minutes to walk to the theatre from the market square and some ten minutes from the railway station. Media premises are situated in the Oulu City Library which is opposite the meeting venue.
Meetings at the Oulu City Theatre:
- 24 Sep 2006 - 26 Sep 2006
Informal ministerial meeting: Agriculture