Oulu 400 years of international city -book has been finished in October 2004.
The book includes 128 pages and it has texts in Finnish and in English. For
this book Tauno Kohonen has taken thousands of photographs from Oulu. The text
is written by journalist Tuomo-Juhani Tapio and it is translated into English
by Malcolm Hicks.
The book presents Oulu city and its international history and future. It also
presents Oulu's wellknown knowhow of new technology without forgetting
The knowhow of Oulu is emphasized in this book in words and photographs and the
inhabitants of Oulu are shown among the pages of culture and hobbies. The
lifestyle in Oulu is living comfortably near the nature. The Oulu book begins
with greetings from the President of Finland, governor of the province of Oulu
and Mayor of Oulu.