It borders on the regions of Satakunta, Tavastia Proper, Päijänne Tavastia, Southern Ostrobothnia and Central Finland.
As the name implies, the city of Tampere is the regional centre.
Bays in Pirkanmaa, Finland
Tampere is a city in southern Finland located between two lakes, Nasijarvi and Pyhajarvi. Since the two lakes differ in level by 18 metres (59 ft), the rapids linking them, Tammerkoski, have been an important power source throughout history, most recently for generating electricity. Tampere is dubbed the "Manchester of Finland" for its industrial past....