Vaasa (Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Language/data/iana scripts' not found.) is a city in Ostrobothnia, Finland. The city has a population of 60 622 (31.8.2012) and the area 191,68 km². Vaasa is different compared to the nearest municipalities because so many people there speak Finnish. From Helsinki, it is 419 km to Vaasa.