Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. The city is located some 10 kilometres from the Gulf of Bothnia, on the estuary of the Kokemäenjoki river. Pori was established in 1558 by Duke John, who later became John III of Sweden.
The city has a population of 84,318 and covers an area of 2,062.00 square kilometres of which 870.01 km2 is water. The population density is 101.09/km2 . The municipality is unilingually Finnish. It is the 11th largest city in Finland, and the 7th largest urban area. Pori is also the capital of the Satakunta region and the Pori sub-region .
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