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Ukonkivi

Ukonkivi, is located on the island of Ukonsaari in lake Inari, Finnish Lapland. The Inari Sami name for the island is Aijih. The area of the lake is called Ukonselka. Ukonkivi was considered by the local Inari Sami to be an extremely important si ...

Yllas

Yllas, or Yllastunturi in Finnish, is a 718-metre high fell in the municipality of Kolari in Lapland Province of Finland. There are two villages near Yllas: Akaslompolo on the north side and Yllasjarvi in the south. They are connected by an 11 km ...

Hailuoto

Hailuoto is an island and a municipality in Northern Ostrobothnia region, Finland. The population of Hailuoto is 976 and the municipality covers an area of 200.53 km 2 of which 1.70 km 2 is inland water. The population density is 4.87/km 2. Hailu ...

Ii, Finland

Ii is a municipality of Finland. It is situated by the Bothnian Bay, at the mouth of river Iijoki, and it is part of the Northern Ostrobothnia region. The municipality has a population of 9.889 and covers an area of 2.872.44 km 2 of which 1.256.6 ...

Kiantajarvi

Kiantajarvi is a rather large lake in the Oulujoki main catchment area. It is located in Suomussalmi municipality, in the region Kainuu, Finland. It is the 24th biggest lake in Finland. The lake is narrow and 50 km long in north–south direction. ...

Kylmalankyla

Kylmalankyla is one of the longest villages in Finland, spanning 25 kilometers. It belongs to the municipality of Muhos in the province of Oulun laani. Kylmalankyla has an active village association. The roads in the area are in poor condition du ...

Liminka

Liminka is a municipality in the Northern Ostrobothnia region, in the province of Oulu, in Finland. Liminka is located about 25 kilometres south of Oulu. The municipality has a population of 10.149 31 January 2019 and covers an area of 651.71 squ ...

Paltamo

Paltamo is a municipality of Finland. It is part of the Kainuu region. The municipality has a population of 3.336 31 January 2019 and covers an area of 1.139.12 square kilometres 439.82 sq mi of which 220.23 km 2 85.03 sq mi is water. The populat ...

Piippola

Piippola is a village and a former municipality of Finland. Piippola is located in the province of Oulu and is part of the Northern Ostrobothnia region. The village has a population of 550 31 December 2015. The former municipality covered an area ...

Puolanka

Puolanka is a municipality in Finland located in the Kainuu region. The municipality has a population of 2.591 and covers an area of 2.598.68 square kilometres of which 137.3 km 2 is water. The population density is 1.05 inhabitants per square ki ...

Pyhasalmi Mine

Pyhasalmi Mine, the deepest base metal mine in Europe is located at the Pyhajarvi municipality in the south of Northern Ostrobothnia province, Finland. The zinc and copper mine is owned by First Quantum Minerals, a Canadian mining corporation. Th ...

Ruukki

Ruukki is a former municipality of Finland. It is located in the province of Oulu and is part of the Northern Ostrobothnia region. The municipality had a population of 4.505 31 December 2006 and covered an area of 772.58 square kilometres 298.29 ...

Siikalatva

Siikalatva is a geographical area and a municipality of Finland. It lies 90 kilometres to the south of the city of Oulu and belongs to the North Ostrobothnia region. Siikalatva has a population of approximately 6 000 and the municipality covers a ...

Sotkamo

Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Vuokatti, west of Sotkamo, is a popular skiing resort. The Hiidenportti National Park is located in the municipality. In sports, Sotkamo is known for its Finnish baseball team, S ...

Utajarvi

Utajarvi is a municipality of Finland. It is located in the province of Oulu and is part of the Northern Ostrobothnia region. The municipality has a population of 2.696 31 January 2019 and covers an area of 1.736.73 square kilometres 670.56 sq mi ...

Anjalankoski

Anjalankoski is a former town and municipality of Finland. It had 16379 inhabitants. About 4/5 of the people live in the vicinity of the Kymi River. The most densely populated communities are Myllykoski and Inkeroinen. In addition, there is plent ...

Aurinkolahti

Aurinkolahti is a young and fast-growing sub-neighbourhood of the East Helsinki neighbourhood of Vuosaari, in Helsinki, Finland. Aurinkolahtis original name was Mustalahti, but for marketing reasons the decision was made to update it.

Aviapolis

Aviapolis is a business, retail, entertainment, and housing marketing brand area in central Vantaa, Finland, covering roughly 40 square kilometres, including Finlands main airline hub and airport, Helsinki Airport. The term is officially used as ...

Elimaki

Elimaki is a former municipality of Finland. It was located in the province of Southern Finland and was part of the region of Kymenlaakso. The municipality had a population of 8.199 and covered an area of 391.74 km² of which 4.27 km² was water. T ...

Haaga

Not to be confused with The Hague. Haaga is a district and a former municipality in the Western major district of Helsinki with a population of 25.435. Haaga is divided into four subareas, which are Pohjois-Haaga northern Haaga, Etela-Haaga south ...

Hakaniemi

Hakaniemi is an unofficial district of Helsinki, the Finnish capital. It covers most of the neighbourhood of Siltasaari. It is considered a part of the Helsinki city center. Historically, it was often associated with the working class and workers ...

Harjula

Harjula is a residential area of about 2.000 inhabitants in the southern part of Klaukkala in Nurmijarvi municipality, by the River Lepsama and the road leading to Lahnus. There are spacious detached houses, terraced houses, small blocks of flats ...

Haukilahti

Haukilahti or Gaddvik is a mainly residential district in the city of Espoo, Finland. Haukilahti is a quiet, peaceful district with lots of trees and park areas. Right across the road from the main residential area is the Toppelund forest, beyond ...

Hausjarvi

Hausjarvi is a municipality of Finland. Its seat is in Oitti. It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Tavastia Proper region. The municipality has a population of 8.400 31 January 2019 and covers an area of 398.77 squ ...

Heinolan maalaiskunta

Heinolan maalaiskunta is a former municipality in Paijanne Tavastia, Finland. It was established in 1848. It surrounded Heinola town and was united to Heinola in 1997. Most of its surface area was forest. Population was about 8000 before uniting ...

Hiekkaharju

Hiekkaharju is a district in Vantaa, Finland, located north of the Tikkurila district. It has its own railway station, the Hiekkaharju railway station, which serves commuter trains around Greater Helsinki. The district has a population of about 4 ...

Huhtiniemi

Huhtiniemi is a neighborhood in the city of Lappeenranta in South-Eastern Finland. It is located 2 kilometers west of the town center on a cape of the same name, that extends into lake Saimaa in the North. The campus of the Lappeenranta Universit ...

Humppila

Humppila is a municipality of Finland. It is located in the Tavastia Proper region. The municipality has a population of 2.230 31 January 2019 and covers an area of 148.61 square kilometres 57.38 sq mi of which 0.65 km 2 0.25 sq mi is water. The ...

Husula

Husula is a neighborhood in Hamina, Finland. It is located approximately 3 kilometres north from the town centre. Before the town of Hamina and municipality of Vehkalahti consolidated at the beginning of 2003, Husula was part of Vehkalahti. Toget ...

Iso-Roine

Iso-Roine is medium-sized lake in the Kokemaenjoki main catchment area in the Tavastia Proper region in Finland. The lake is located in the area of the city of Hameenlinna. It is part of a chain of lakes that begins from the lakes Lummene and Ves ...

Jaala

Jaala is a former municipality of Finland. It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Kymenlaakso region. The municipality had a population of 1.906 2003 and covered an area of 563.06 km² of which 129.89 km² was water. T ...

Jaasjarvi

Jaasjarvi is a medium-sized lake of Finland. It is located in the Hartola and Joutsa municipalities, in the Central Finland and Paijanne Tavastia regions. The water quality in the lake is excellent. The river Tainionvirta has its source in Jaasja ...

Joutseno

Joutseno is a former town and municipality of Finland. It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the South Karelia region. Joutseno had a population of 10.821 and covers an area of 498.8 km² of which 187.7 km² is water. The ...

Kallahti

There are a total of 2.642 immigrants in Kallahti, making up nearly 40% of the population. 1.121 come from Europe 16.4%, 798 come from Asia 11.7%, 669 come from Africa 9.8% and 54 come from elsewhere 0.8%.

Kalvola

Kalvola is a former municipality of Finland. Its seat was in Iittala. It was consolidated with Hameenlinna on 2009-01-01. It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Tavastia Proper region. The municipality had a populati ...

Karakallio

Karakallio or Karabacka is a district of Espoo, a city in Finland. The name "Karabacka" dates back at least as far as 1762, at which time the language of the ruling class was Swedish, and when the name occurs in connection with the "Karabacka Mea ...

Keilaniemi

Keilaniemi is a district in the south-eastern part of Espoo, Finland. It is a high-rise business district mostly known for the numerous head offices of large corporations located there. The district includes the head offices of Tieto, Kone, Fortu ...

Kirkkojarvi (Espoo)

Kirkkojarvi is a dried lake in Espoo, between Espoon keskus and Kauniainen, by Turunvayla. Kirkkojarvi was dried up during the construction of Tarvontie in the 1950s, but still today becomes a lake-like pool of water during the early spring flood ...

Kirveskoski

Kirveskoski is a village of about 2000 inhabitants in Pornainen, Uusimaa, Finland, and the administrative center of the municipality. Next to the church village is the River Mustijoki, which runs south to Porvoo and from there to the Gulf of Finl ...

Koivukyla

Koivukyla is a district and major region of the municipality of Vantaa, Finland. The district hosts a multitude of services, such as several stores and a library. It has its own railway station, the Koivukyla railway station, which serves commute ...

Koria

Koria is an unincorporated village in the region of Kymenlaakso, Finland. It is under the administration of the town of Kouvola. It is located on Finnish national road 6 6.7 km west of Kouvola and 129 km from Helsinki. Prior to 2009, Koria was pa ...

Kråko

Kråko is a small island in Porvoo in Finland. There is a primary school for Swedish-speaking children on the island and a voluntary fire station. There used to be a few shops and a cafeteria. However these closed down in the late 1990s. There is ...

Kuolimo

Kuolimo is a medium-sized lake in south-eastern Finland, in the municipalities of Savitaipale and Suomenniemi. Lake Kuolimo is closely linked to Finlands largest lake Saimaa, and discharges into it through two separate routes, featuring the rapid ...

Kyto

Kyto is an island in Espoo, Finland. It is one of Espoos southernmost islands, and beyond it lies mostly only open sea. For decades, Kyto was used by the Finnish Defence Forces as a private training ground, and admittance to it was severely restr ...

Lahnus

Lahnus is a district in the city of Espoo and administratively belongs to the Northern Espoo area. It is located near the municipality of Nurmijarvi and its largest village, Klaukkala. The most famous places in Lahnus are the Serena Water Park an ...

Lammi

Lammi is a former municipality of Finland. It was consolidated with Hameenlinna on 2009-01-01. It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Tavastia Proper region. The municipality had a population of 5.507 2008 and covere ...

Layliainen

Layliainen is a village in the southern part of the Loppi municipality in Tavastia Proper, Finland. The villages population is less than 900. The village is crossed by the Finnish regional road 132 that runs between the Loppi church village and K ...

Leppavaara

Leppavaara is a district of Espoo, a city in Finland. The Rantarata rail line and the Ring Road I, the busiest road in Finland, cross in Leppavaara, thus making it a major traffic hub in the Greater Helsinki region. The Sello Shopping Centre is a ...

Lepsama

Lepsama is a village in the municipality of Nurmijarvi, Finland. There is a comprehensive school in Lepsama, which was partially destroyed by arson fire in October 2019. There also used to be a shop, a bank and a post office. The former prime min ...

Linjat

Linjat, Linjerna is a neighborhood of the Kallio district of Helsinki, Finland. Its name literally means "The Lines" and comes from the five parallel streets named 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Line / Forsta, Andra, Tredje, Fjarde, Femte linjen), wh ...