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Billeder tæt på Joensuu

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A: Hardcore Superstar

Af Rami Saarikorpi, mindre end 10 meter væk

WIKI: Hardcore Superstar is a hard rock band from Gothenburg, Sweden. The band was formed in 1997 and...

Hardcore Superstar

B: Kellari

Af Rami Saarikorpi, 10 meter væk

Kellari

C: Keittio

Af Rami Saarikorpi, 10 meter væk

Keittio

D: Salisisaankaynti

Af Rami Saarikorpi, 10 meter væk

Salisisaankaynti

E: Kokoushuone

Af Rami Saarikorpi, 20 meter væk

Kokoushuone

F: River

Af Rami Saarikorpi, 100 meter væk

River

G: Avantouimarit3

Af Rami Saarikorpi, 100 meter væk

Avantouimarit3

H: Avantouimarit1

Af Rami Saarikorpi, 100 meter væk

Avantouimarit1

I: Aerial Joensuu

Af Rami Saarikorpi, 120 meter væk

Aerial 360 panorama from Joensuu, Finland

Aerial Joensuu

J: Joensuu riverside

Af Henri Partanen, 140 meter væk

Joensuu near train station.

Joensuu riverside

Dette panorama blev taget i Joensuu, 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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