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1,511 Articles of interest in Finland

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  • Svartholm fortress

    The Svartholm fortress (Finnish: Svartholman merilinnoitus; Swedish: Svartholms fästning) was built between 1749 and 1764 outside Loviisa in Southern Finland by Augustin Ehrensvärd.

  • Siida (museum)

    Siida is a museum located on Lake Inari in the village of Inari in Inari, Finland. It is home to the Sámi Museum and Northern Lapland Nature Centre. Siida arranges exhibitions on Sámi culture and the nature of Northern Lapland. In addition, Siida ha…

  • Salmisaari

    Salmisaari (Swedish: Sundholmen) is a small area (a sector, pienalue) belonging to the Ruoholahti quarter of the Länsisatama neighbourhood of Helsinki, Finland.

  • Tampere Stadium

    Tampere Stadium (Finnish: Tampereen stadion), also known as Ratina Stadium (Finnish: Ratinan stadion), designed by architect Timo Penttilä and completed in 1965, is a multi-purpose stadium in Tampere, Finland, with a seating capacity of 16,800 peopl…

  • Ranua Wildlife Park

    Ranua Wildlife Park (Finnish: Ranuan eläinpuisto, better known as Ranua Zoo) is a zoo that opened in 1983 in the municipality of Ranua, Lapland, Finland. It is the northernmost zoo in the world. The zoo's animals consist of approximately 50 wild ani…

  • Rajamäki

    Rajamäki is a village in the municipality of Nurmijärvi in southern Finland. Rajamäki is located 45 kilometres (28 mi) north of the capital Helsinki and has a population of around 7,000 inhabitants. Rajamäki is best known for its alcohol distillery …

  • Puijo

    Puijo is a 150 metres (490 ft) high hill, the famous landmark of city of Kuopio in Finland and a tourist attraction.

  • Porin jäähalli

    Porin jäähalli (or locally known as Isomäki or Isomäen Jäähalli) is an arena in Pori, Finland. It is primarily used for ice hockey, and is the home arena of hockey team Ässät.

  • Police University College (Finland)

    The Police University College (Finnish: Poliisiammattikorkeakoulu (Polamk), Swedish: Polisyrkeshögskolan) is a polytechnic located in Tampere, Finland which operates under the Ministry of the Interior, providing education in the field of police stud…

  • Pitäjänmäki

    Pitäjänmäki (Swedish: Sockenbacka) is a district located on the westernmost district of Helsinki, Finland, near the border with Espoo. There are many IT and machine manufacturing companies in the area, especially around the Valimo railway station. S…

  • Palace Hotel, Helsinki

    The Palace Hotel is an historic modernist hotel in Helsinki, opened in 1952, the year of the Helsinki Olympic Games. The building was designed by architects Viljo Revell and Keijo Petäjä, and was constructed during 1949–1952. In addition to the Pala…

  • Paatsjoki

    The Paatsjoki River (Finnish: Paatsjoki, Skolt Sami: Paaččjokk, Northern Sami: Báhčaveaijohka, Norwegian: Pasvikelva, Swedish: Pasvik älv, Russian: Паз or Патсойоки) is a river that flows through Finland, Norway, and Russia.

  • Paasselkä

    Paasselkä (earlier Paasivesi, both names roughly mean 'Stone lake') is an oval-shaped lake formed in an eroded impact crater in Southern Savonia, Finland. The lake, which is a part of Orivesi, which is in turn part of the Greater Saimaa, is devoid o…

  • Ounasjoki

    The Ounasjoki River (Northern Sami: Ovnnesjohka) is the Kemijoki River's largest tributary and is Finland's longest single river tributary. It is also the largest river entirely within its borders.

  • Oulu Castle

    Oulu Castle (Swedish: Uleåborgs slott, Finnish: Oulun linna) was a late defense castle in Oulu, Finland. It was built on an island in the delta of Oulu River in 1590. The castle was mostly made of wood and earth walls.

  • Nellim

    Nellim (Finnish: Nellim or Nellimö, Inari Sami: Njellim, Skolt Sami: Njeäˊllem) is a village on the shore of Lake Inari in Inari, Finland that has three distinctly different cultures: Finns, the Inari Sámi and the Skolt Sámi. Nellim is approximately…

  • National Archives of Finland

    The National Archives of Finland (Finnish: Kansallisarkisto, Swedish: Riksarkivet) is a Finnish government agency responsible for archiving official documents of the Finnish state and municipalities.

  • Mikkeli Airport

    Mikkeli Airport (IATA: MIK, ICAO: EFMI) is located in Mikkeli, Finland, 2.5 NM (4.6 km; 2.9 mi) west of the city centre. There are no regular scheduled flights to the airport.

  • Merihaka

    Merihaka (Swedish: Havshagen) is a seashore residential area in central Helsinki, Finland consisting of large high-rise concrete housing blocks. It is located by the Baltic Sea next to districts of Hakaniemi, Kallio and Sörnäinen. It is known for it…

  • Mellunmäki

    Mellunmäki (Swedish: Mellungsbacka) (Slang: Meltsi) has been a quarter of eastern Helsinki, Finland since 1946. Serious construction of the area began in 1950 and it was originally designed for 7000 inhabitants. There are over 8500 inhabitants in th…

  • Marjaniemi

    Marjaniemi (Swedish: Marudd) is a seaside residential area in eastern Helsinki, Finland, with a population of approximately 2,000. Administratively it forms a quarter in the neighbourhood of Vartiokylä.

  • Malminkartanonhuippu

    Malminkartanonhuippu (English: Malminkartano Hill, Swedish: Malmgårdstoppen) is an artificial hill located near to Myyrmäki in the district of Malminkartano in Helsinki, Finland. With a height of approximately 90 meters above sea level, it is the hi…

  • Luostarinmäki

    Luostarinmäki Handicrafts Museum (Finnish: Luostarinmäen käsityöläismuseo, Swedish: Hantverksmuseet på Klosterbacken; Cloister Hill Handicrafts Museum) is an open air museum in Turku, Finland. The museum consists of 18 blocks of original 18th centur…

  • Lordi's Square

    The Lordi's Square (Finnish: Lordin aukio, known as the Sampo Square until 2006) is a square in central Rovaniemi, Finland. Next to the square are located a shopping centre called Sampokeskus and a small boulevard.

  • Lemu

    Lemu (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈlemu]; Swedish: Lemo) is a former municipality of Finland and an old church parish dating back to the middle ages.