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Nearby images in Joensuu


A: Fine Dining restaurant Kielo

by Rami Saarikorpi, 110 meters away

HDR 360 panorama from Fine Dining restaurant Kielo.

Fine Dining restaurant Kielo

B: Joensuun-kaupungin-Kirjasto

by Rami Saarikorpi, 240 meters away



by Rami Saarikorpi, 250 meters away

D: Art Museum - Joensuu

by Olli Kauppinen, 260 meters away

Joensuu art museum in January 2014. Exceptionally without any snow.

Art Museum - Joensuu

E: Taidemuseo ja Ahjo

by Rami Saarikorpi, 260 meters away

Taidemuseo ja Ahjo

F: Taidemuseo Madonnahuone

by Rami Saarikorpi, 260 meters away

Taidemuseo Madonnahuone

G: Taidemuseo panorama3

by Rami Saarikorpi, 270 meters away

Taidemuseo panorama3

H: Carelicum museum/gallery

by Rami Saarikorpi, 300 meters away

Carelicum museum/gallery

I: Kaupungin kirjasto

by Rami Saarikorpi, 300 meters away

Kaupungin kirjasto

J: Katajan Naisjoukkue 2008

by Rami Saarikorpi, 330 meters away

Katajan Naisjoukkue 2008

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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