Salo - more than a city

Salo is a vibrant hub of commercial activity, well known for its high-tech knowledge and comprehensive range of services. The region has also a strong tradition in agriculture. The city is continuously developing its education offering according to the requirements voiced by the actors involved. Located at the heart of the most active region in Finland within a 30-minute driving distance to the city of Turku and just over an hour to the city of Helsinki, Salo is highly accessible. Salo sets the scene for success.

Salo offers diverse housing opportunities ranging from homes at the heart of the city, located only a stone´s throw away from the market square, to houses situated by a lake in the countryside. All basic services are provided also in the countryside, other services being available in abundance in the city centre. Despite its extensive surface area, Salo offers a warm and welcoming small-town atmosphere. With its rich cultural history and a vibrant cultural life,Salo offers countless leisure time opportunities. The city has excellent possibilities for outdoor activities and sports, whether you are interested in golf, boating or simplyrecreation in nature. The city´s versatile environment promotes meaningful leisure-time activities, and many summer inhabitants have found their second home in Salo.

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Contact Information

City of Salo
Tehdaskatu 2, 24100 SALO
P.O. Box 77, 24101 SALO

City of Salo phone numbers
Tel. +358 (0)2 7781 switchboard
Fax. +358 (0)2 778 2230

Information on Salo

Population:54 014 (30.9.2015)
Total area 2 168
-water 181
-land 1 987
Population density 28 inhabitants per land
Income tax rate: 20,75%

Location and distances

Capital city, Helsinki: 112 km
Capital of the province, Turku: 52 km
The nearest airfield, Turku 54 km
The nearest aerodrome, Kiikala 37 km
The nearest railwaystation: Salo
The nearest port, Turku 55 km