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Panorama's in de omgeving van Joensuu


A: Katajan Naisjoukkue 2008

door Rami Saarikorpi, 120 hier vandaan

Katajan Naisjoukkue 2008

B: Koripallojoukkue Joensuun Kataja

door Rami Saarikorpi, 140 hier vandaan

Koripallojoukkue Joensuun Kataja

C: Koripallojoukkue Joensuun Kataja

door Rami Saarikorpi, 140 hier vandaan

Koripallojoukkue Joensuun Kataja

D: Koripallojoukkue Joensuun Kataja kauempaa

door Rami Saarikorpi, 140 hier vandaan

Koripallojoukkue Joensuun Kataja kauempaa

E: Kaupungin kirjasto

door Rami Saarikorpi, 180 hier vandaan

Kaupungin kirjasto

F: Art Museum - Joensuu

door Olli Kauppinen, 230 hier vandaan

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

Art Museum - Joensuu

G: Videofirma Makuuni

door Rami Saarikorpi, 240 hier vandaan

Videofirma Makuuni


door Rami Saarikorpi, 270 hier vandaan

I: Taidemuseo ja Ahjo

door Rami Saarikorpi, 270 hier vandaan

Taidemuseo ja Ahjo

J: Taidemuseo Madonnahuone

door Rami Saarikorpi, 280 hier vandaan

Taidemuseo Madonnahuone

Dit panorama is genomen in Joensuu, Finland

Dit is een overzicht van 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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