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1,511 Articles of interest in Finland

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  • Tapiolan Urheilupuisto

    Tapiolan urheilupuisto (Swedish: Hagalunds idrottspark) is a multi-use stadium in Tapiola, Espoo, Finland. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of FC Honka.

  • Tampere railway station

    The Tampere railway station is a functionalist building in Tampere, Finland, designed by Eero Seppälä and Otto Flodin, completed in 1936. The 36-metre clock tower was later added because the Finnish railway bureau required it (its total height from …

  • Själö

    Själö or Nagu Själö (in Swedish) or Seili (in Finnish) is a small island (about 2 km from north to south), off the main islands of Nagu, in the Archipelago Sea, off the south west coast of Finland. Själö is part of the municipality of Pargas. The is…

  • Satakunta Air Command

    The Satakunta Air Command (Finnish: Satakunnan Lennosto, abbr. SatLsto; Swedish: Satakunta flygflottilj) is the peace-time Finnish Air Force unit, responsible for the protection of the airspace of western and western part of southern Finland.

  • Sammallahdenmäki

    Sammallahdenmäki is a Bronze age burial site in Finland in Lappi municipality. It was designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1999, and includes 36 granite burial cairns dating back more than 3,000 years, to 1,500 to 500 BC. It is located o…

  • Ruoholahti metro station

    Ruoholahti metro station (Finnish: Ruoholahden metroasema, Swedish: Gräsvikens metrostation) is a station on the Helsinki Metro. It serves the district of Ruoholahti in Helsinki's southwestern city centre.

  • Rovajärvi

    Rovajärvi is the main artillery practice range of the Finnish Army and the largest such range in Europe at 1110 km². It is located within the municipalities of Rovaniemi and Kemijärvi.

  • Ressu Upper Secondary School

    Ressu Upper Secondary School (Finnish: Ressun lukio) is a school located in central Helsinki, Finland. Founded in 1891, Ressu is one of the oldest Finnish speaking schools and considered to be one of the most prestigious schools in Finland. Ressu is…

  • Posankka

    Posankka is a statue located in Turku, Finland. The statue, which is located near the campus area of the University of Turku and the Turku Student Village, represents a hybrid between a marzipan pig ("possu") and a rubber duck ("ankka").

  • Perno

    Perno is a district in the Naantalintie ward of the city of Turku, in Finland. It is located to the west of the city, and is mainly a high-density residential suburb.

  • Paasselkä devils

    Paasselkä devils (Finnish: Paasselän pirut) are light phenomena sometimes appearing at Lake Paasselkä, Finland and swampy and forested areas nearby the lake.

  • Oulun Energia Areena

    Oulun Energia Areena or Oulu Ice Hall (Finnish: Oulun jäähalli) is an arena in the Raksila district of Oulu, in Finland. It is primarily used for ice hockey, and is the home arena of Kärpät. It opened in 1975 and holds 6,614 people. The arena's form…

  • Oulujärvi

    Oulujärvi (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈouluˌjærʋi], Swedish: Ule träsk) is a large lake in Finland located in the Kainuu. With the area of 928 square kilometres (358 sq mi) it is the fifth largest lake in the country. The lake drained by the Oulu River…

  • Oulujoki

    Oulujoki (in modern Finnish literally "Oulu River", originally in old Northern Ostrobothnian dialect literally "Flood River", Swedish: Ule älv) is a river in Oulu province, Finland. Its origin is Oulujärvi and its watershed area covers a significant…

  • Old Great Square (Turku)

    The Old Great Square (Finnish: Vanha Suurtori, Swedish: Gamla Stortorget) is a medieval market square located in the city centre of Turku, Finland. It is located in the II District in very close proximity to Turku Cathedral.

  • Nummi-Pusula

    Nummi-Pusula (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈnumːiˌpusulɑ]) is a former municipality of Finland. It was merged with Lohja on 1 January 2013. Its seat was in Saukkola.

  • Natural History Museum of Helsinki

    The Natural History Museum of Helsinki (Finnish: Luonnontieteellinen museo, Swedish: Naturhistoriska museet) is an exhibition of the Finnish Museum of Natural History of the University of Helsinki. The museum is located in Etu-Töölö in central Helsi…

  • Museum of Finnish Architecture

    The Museum of Finnish Architecture (Finnish: Suomen arkkitehtuurimuseo, Swedish: Finlands arkitekturmuseum) is an architectural museum in Helsinki, Finland. Established in 1956, it is the second oldest museum of its kind (after Moscow) devoted speci…

  • Moominvalley (museum)

    Moominvalley (Swedish: Mumindalen, Finnish: Muumilaakso) is situated in the city of Tampere, Finland. In the Moomin Valley Museum you can see original illustrations made by Tove Jansson (the creator of Moomins), 40 miniatures, tableaux about Moomin …

  • Midnight Sun Film Festival

    Midnight Sun Film Festival (Finnish: Sodankylän elokuvajuhlat) is an annual five-day film festival in Sodankylä, Finland. The festival usually takes place in the second week of June. One of the main themes of the festival is to show films without a …

  • Market Square, Turku

    The Market Square (Finnish: Kauppatori, Swedish: Salutorget) is a city square in the city of Turku, in Finland. It is located in the city's VI District, and is generally considered the city's central square.

  • Loppi

    Loppi (Swedish: Loppis) is a municipality in Finland. It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Tavastia Proper region. Loppi was founded in 1632. The municipality has a population of 8,319 (30 November 2014) and covers an…

  • Lepakko

    Lepakko or Lepakkoluola was a place for independent youth culture in Helsinki, Finland, functioning from 1979 to 1999.

  • Laihia

    Laihia (Swedish: Laihela) is a municipality of Finland, founded in 1576 through a separation from Isokyrö and Korsholm. It is located in the province of Western Finland and is a part of the Ostrobothnia region. The municipality has a population of 8…

  • Kvevlax

    Kvevlax (Finnish: Koivulahti), is a church village in the municipality of Korsholm, Finland. It is located approximately 15 kilometres (9 mi) north of the city of Vaasa. Kvevlax became an independent parish in 1857. Until 1 January 1973 it was an in…

  • Kumpula Campus

    The Kumpula Campus (Finnish: Kumpulan kampus, Swedish: Campus Gumtäkt) is a science campus of University of Helsinki. The campus is located some four kilometres from the centre of Helsinki, in the Kumpula district.

  • Konala

    Konala (Finnish), Kånala (Swedish) is a subdistrict of Helsinki, Finland. Konala has about 4500 inhabitants and about 3000 jobs. Konala is situated in Luoteis-Helsinki, north of Kehä I and Pitäjänmäki, west of Malminkartano and Kannelmäki.

  • Kittilä mine

    Kittilä mine, also known as Suurikuusikko mine, is a gold mine in Kittilä, in the Lapland Province of Finland. The mine is owned and operated by Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited and is located 55 kilometres (34 mi) north of Kittilä. Exploration began in 1…