Good to know
Oulu used to be an important tar production town.
Oulu is called "Authors city", because many Finnish authors, such as Aaro Hellakoski and Kauko Röyhkä, have lived there.
Pertti Salovaara, a Center party politician and a radio host
the hockey team Oulun kärpät
the male choir Huutajat. Listen to Huutajat!
Avojalakanen ankka (Aku Ankka = Donald Duck)
the Catechism in Oulu dialect
rössypottu = traditional meat soup from Oulu
People in Oulu sound a little slow because of their dialect.
Ice hockey is important for Oulu residents.
There is always cold in Oulu.