Kenkävero vicarage, Mikkeli
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Kenkävero vicarage, Mikkeli

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Images à proximité de Finland

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A: Mikkeli

Par Yan Yarman, à 880 mètres

City of Mikkeli is the capital of the province of Eastern Finland and is located on the shores of Lak...

Mikkeli

C: Mikkeli Tuomiokirkko

Par Petri Kiljunen, A 1.3 km

Mikkeli Tuomiokirkko

D: 2014 Vaakuna SM-ralli - Mikkeli

Par Bruno Keiser, A 3.5 km

2014 Vaakuna SM-ralli - Mikkeli

F: Visulahti Saimaa Lakes Mikkeli

Par Yan Yarman, A 3.8 km

Visulahti Entertainment Center is located three kilometers from the town of Mikkeli. In Visulahti can...

Visulahti Saimaa Lakes Mikkeli

G: 2014 Vaakuna SM-ralli Mikkeli - SS6

Par Bruno Keiser, A 14.9 km

2014 Vaakuna SM-ralli Mikkeli - SS6

H: house in vanha kikkila.juva. finland

Par luis davilla, A 38.6 km

house in vanha kikkila.juva. finland

house in vanha kikkila.juva. finland

I: Finnish birch forest summer

Par Joonas Saaranen, A 49.1 km

Summer day in a birch forest.

Finnish birch forest summer

Ce panorama é été pris à Finland

Ceci est un aperçu de 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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