Park In Tikkurila
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Park In Tikkurila

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A: Park2

Af Jani Rantanen, 30 meter væk

Park2

B: Vernissa

Af Jani Rantanen, 80 meter væk

Vernissa

C: Park

Af Jani Rantanen, 150 meter væk

Park

D: River Terrace2

Af Jani Rantanen, 300 meter væk

River Terrace2

E: River Terrace

Af Jani Rantanen, 300 meter væk

River Terrace

F: Tikkurila railway station

Af Samu Kemppainen, 320 meter væk

Tikkurila railway station

G: Forest

Af Jani Rantanen, 640 meter væk

Forest

H: Metsätähdentie 5

Af Jason Ng, 1.9 km væk

Metsätähdentie 5

I: Metsätähdentie 5

Af Jason Ng, 1.9 km væk

Metsätähdentie 5

J: The Square of Tapanila

Af timo-k, 2.8 km væk

This is the corner of the square of Tapanila which is in the center of the village. Tapanila is part ...

The Square of Tapanila

Dette panorama blev taget i Finland

Dette er et overblik over Finland

Finland is the jam. It came from an exploding egg, the egg of a water bird, the top half of which you can still see in the shape of the starry canopy that hangs over the earth.

Finland is the most sparsely-populated country in the EU with only 5 million people. It's also been ranked the second most stable country in the world, after Norway.

Historically, Finland has been a part of Sweden and later, Russia. It was an autonomous Grand Duchy during the Russian Empire's reign and lasted as such until their declaration of independence in 1917. Subsequently Finland survived a civil war and wars against both Russia and Nazi Germany to eventually settle down as an EU member circa 1955.

Finnish language is cool, it's totally unrelated to the whole Latin-root thing. Its closest relative is Hungarian. Linguistic historians estimate that it came from northern central Russia from 3000BC.

If you're in Helsinki, the museum at Suomenlinna has some interesting bunkers and military wreckage, including a submarine!

Caught on camera! Here's your long-awaited proof. Santa Claus comes from Finland.

Apart from Lappland, the other thing most people are familiar with out of Finland is aquavite. Literally it translates to "water of life" but it may make you feel more like you are dying when it hits your throat.

Text by Steve Smith.

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