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Penttila memorial

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360 panorama of sawmill that burned at 1996

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A: Laskiainen 2009

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Laskiainen 2009

B: Church

by Rami Saarikorpi, 430 meters away

Church

C: Joensuu church

by Rami Saarikorpi, 450 meters away

Joensuu church

D: Päivällinen

by Rami Saarikorpi, 500 meters away

Päivällinen

E: Talvinen Jokimaisema

by Rami Saarikorpi, 570 meters away

Talvinen Jokimaisema

F: Winter view of the river side

by Rami Saarikorpi, 570 meters away

Winter view of the river side

G: River Pielinen, Joensuu

by Rami Saarikorpi, 620 meters away

This panorama is HDR and it is taken in -20 celsius.

River Pielinen, Joensuu

H: Kalamarkkinat 2009

by Rami Saarikorpi, 720 meters away

Kalamarkkinat 2009

I: 3D 360 panorama from Joensuu, finland

by Rami Saarikorpi, 760 meters away

3d 360 panorama from Joensuu, finland

3D 360 panorama from Joensuu, finland

J: Saarikorpi.com Studio

by Rami Saarikorpi, 780 meters away

HDR panorama of me and my model making studioshots...

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This panorama was taken in Joensuu, Finland

This is an overview of 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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