Pansio is a district
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 and a suburb
The word suburb mostly refers to a residential area, either existing as part of a city or as a separate residential community within commuting distance of a city . Some suburbs have a degree of administrative autonomy, and most have lower population density than inner city neighborhoods...

 of the city of Turku
Turku is a city situated on the southwest coast of Finland at the mouth of the Aura River. It is located in the region of Finland Proper. It is believed that Turku came into existence during the end of the 13th century which makes it the oldest city in Finland...

, Finland
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. It is located in the western part of the city. It has a population of 2,809 , and an annual population growth of -3.83%.

19.25% of the district's population are under 15 years old, while 11.85% are over 65. The district's linguistic
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 makeup is 87.82% Finnish, 1.55% Swedish, and 10.93% other. Pansio has a problem with unemployment, with an unemployment rate of 14.2% - the sixth highest of all districts in Turku.

A good part of the district is industrial
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 area, and parts of the Port of Turku
Port of Turku
The Port of Turku is a port located in the south-west of Finland, where the mainland meets the beginning of the Turku archipelago. Sited within Finland's fifth largest city, the port principally handles traffic between Turku and the Swedish capital of Stockholm and the enclaved Åland...

 are located there. Pansio also hosts a naval base
Naval base
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 of the Finnish Navy
Finnish Navy
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, Archipelago Sea Naval Command
Archipelago Sea Naval Command
Archipelago Sea Naval Command is a Finnish Navy unit headquartered in Pansio, Turku. Its main operating area is the Archipelago Sea. Archipelago Sea Naval Command was formed in 1998 by combining the Archipelago Sea Fleet and Turku Coastal Regiment....


See also

  • Districts of Turku
    Districts of Turku
    The city of Turku, Finland is divided into nine wards , which in turn are divided into 78 non-governmental districts . These are composed of individual suburbs, and in the very centre of the city, sectors of the central business district are identified by Roman numerals...

  • Districts of Turku by population
    Districts of Turku by population
    This is a list of the districts of Turku, Finland, sorted by population .# Runosmäki , 10,269# Varissuo , 8,760# VII, 8,749# Nummi , 7,011# VI, 6,187# I, 6,177# VIII - Port Arthur, 4,760...

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