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1,511 Articles of interest in Finland

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  • Kaisaniemi Park

    Kaisaniemi park (Finnish: Kaisaniemen puisto, Swedish: Kajsaniemiparken) is a popular park, in the center of Helsinki, in the region of Kluuvi. The Kaisaniemi Park was named after Catharina "Cajsa" Wahllund. Part of the park was given to the Univers…

  • Jyväskylä rail accident

    The Jyväskylä rail accident occurred on 6 March 1998 in Jyväskylä, Finland, when the Sr1-driven express train P105 from Turku bound for Joensuu via Pieksämäki derailed. The train left the tracks after coming in too fast on a 35 km/h (22 mph) switch …

  • Jokela High School

    Jokela High School is a public secondary school in Jokela School Centre (Finnish: Jokelan koulukeskus) in the village of Jokela, Tuusula municipality, Finland. It is located 43 kilometers outside the capital Helsinki. The school educates about 450 p…

  • Jokela

    Jokela (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈjɔkɛlɑ]) is one of the three administrative centers in the Finnish municipality Tuusula. It has a population of around 6,000 residents. The Jokela School Centre and the Jokela railway station serve the community.

  • Iosif Stalin-class passenger ship

    The Iosif Stalin-class passenger ship was a two-strong class of large turbo-electric powered passenger ships, operated by the Soviet Baltic State Shipping Company (BGMP). The ships were taken over by the Soviet Navy during World War II and used as t…

  • Herttoniemi

    Herttoniemi (Swedish: Hertonäs) is a neighbourhood and a suburb of Helsinki, the Finnish capital. It is located about 7 km east of the city centre and can be easily reached by metro in 10 minutes. It has an older northern suburb and a newer coastal …

  • Harmaja

    Harmaja (Swedish: Gråhara) is an island and a lighthouse outside Helsinki, south of the Suomenlinna sea fortress. The island has been functioning as a landmark since the 16th century. A landmark structure was built on the island in the 18th century …

  • Halikko

    Halikko (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈhɑlikːo]) is a former municipality of Finland that existed until December 31, 2008. On January 1, 2009 the municipality was merged with the larger neighboring Salo.

  • Espoo Cathedral

    The Espoo Cathedral (Finnish: Espoon tuomiokirkko, Swedish: Esbo domkyrka) is a medieval stone church in Espoo, Finland and the seat of the Diocese of Espoo of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland. The cathedral is located in the district of E…

  • Battle of Siikajoki

    The Battle of Siikajoki (Finnish: Siikajoen taistelu) was fought between Swedish and Russian troops on April 18, 1808 at Siikajoki, near Oulu, Finland. During the first stage of the Finnish War the Swedish commander Wilhelm Mauritz Klingspor had dec…

  • Battle of Revolax

    The Battle of Revolax (Finnish: Revonlahden taistelu) took place on 27 April 1808 at Revonlahti, (now part of Siikajoki) in Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland, when the Swedish supreme commander Wilhelm Mauritz Klingspor and the Savolax brigade under co…

  • Battle of Jutas

    The Battle of Jutas (Fi: Juuttaan taistelu, Sv: Slaget vid Jutas) was fought on September 13, 1808 between Swedish and Russian troops south of Nykarleby in Ostrobothnia, Finland. Before the battle the Swedish army was in retreat after the campaign o…

  • Ankkarock

    Ankkarock was a Finnish rock and metal festival held annually in Korso, Vantaa, in the Greater Helsinki area. It literally translates into Duckrock.

  • Anjalankoski

    Anjalankoski is a former town and municipality of Finland. It had 16379 inhabitants (2008 estimate). About 4/5 of the people live in the vicinity of the Kymi River. The most densely populated communities are Myllykoski and Inkeroinen.

  • Ähtäri Zoo

    Ähtäri Zoo is a 60-hectare (150-acre) zoo in Ähtäri, Finland that was opened in 1973. It is the second largest zoo in Finland, and is a member of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA).

  • Yyteri

    Yyteri (Swedish: Ytterö) is a district and a beach in the city of Pori, Finland. It is located about 17 kilometres (11 mi) from the centre, bordering the Baltic sea.

  • Vuoristorata

    Vuoristorata is a roller coaster in the Finnish amusement park Linnanmäki. It opened on July 13, 1951 and was designed as a temporary attraction for the Linnanmäki park, opened in 1950. One of the main reasons for its construction was to attract tou…

  • Töölön Pallokenttä

    Pallokenttä or Töölön Pallokenttä (Finnish: Töölön pallokenttä, Swedish: Tölö bollplan), also known by its nickname Bollis, is a football stadium in Helsinki, Finland. The stadium is located in the Töölö district and today it holds 4,000 spectators.…

  • Toukola

    Toukola (Swedish: Majstad) is a district of Helsinki, Finland, around 4 km north of the town centre, at the port of Vanhankaupunginlahti.

  • Torkkelinmäki

    Torkkelinmäki (Finnish), Torkelsbacken (Swedish) is a central neighborhood of Kallio, Helsinki, Finland. Its boundaries are Hämeentie on the east, Helsinginkatu on the north, Kaarlenkatu on the west and Viides linja on the south.

  • Tampere Hall

    The Tampere Hall (Finnish: Tampere-talo) is the largest concert and congress centre in the Nordic countries, located in the southern edge of Sorsapuisto, in the centre of Tampere, Finland. Opposite of the Tampere Hall is the main building of the Uni…

  • Tammisalo

    Tammisalo (Swedish: Tammelund) is a neighbourhood (number 44) and an island in eastern part of Helsinki, Finland. The population of Tammisalo is approximately 2,200 and its area is 0.73 km². The nearest districts are Herttoniemi, Roihuvuori and Laaj…

  • Särkisalo

    Särkisalo (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈsærkiˌsɑlo]; Swedish: Finby) is a former municipality of Finland, located mostly on Särkisalo island.