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Kuopio

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Kuopio is a city and municipality located in Northern Savonia, Finland. [1]

140 relations: Aarno Ruusuvuori, Alūksne, Alma (Finnish singer), American football, ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival, Association football, Atso Almila, Aulis Rytkönen, Basketball, Besançon, Biathlon, Blue Highway (tourist route), Bodø, Buddhism in Myanmar, Canada, Castrop-Rauxel, Charter, China, City, City manager, Craiova, Denmark, Diocese of Kuopio, Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland, Ferdinand von Wright, Figure skating, Finland, Finnair, Finnish language, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finnish Orthodox Church, Floorball, France, Gera, Germany, Gustav III of Sweden, Győr, Gymnastics, H. Olliver Twisted, Hannes Kolehmainen, Helsinki Airport, Hoof, Horse, Humid continental climate, Hungary, Ice hockey, Ice skating, Innsbruck, Institute for the Languages of Finland, InterCity, ..., International Olympic Committee, Janne Happonen, Janne Tolsa, Jari Jolkkonen, Jönköping, Jenni Vartiainen, Johan Vilhelm Snellman, Juhani Aho, Kalakukko, Kallavesi, KalPa, Karelian language, Karttula, Kimmo Timonen, Kuopio Airport, Kuopion maalaiskunta, Kuopion Palloseura, Kuopion Reippaan voimistelijat, Lasse Lehtinen, Latvia, Leo Makkonen, List of polytechnics in Finland, Maaninka, Magnus von Wright, Marco Hietala, Martti Ahtisaari, Martti Nissinen, Matti Hautamäki, Mika Kojonkoski, Mikael Agricola, Minna Canth, Minneapolis, Mo i Rana, Mokoma, Municipality, National Institute for Health and Welfare (Finland), Nilsiä, Nordic combined, Northern Savonia, Norway, Olli Jokinen, Opole, Oulu, Paavo Lötjönen, Paavo Lipponen, Pekka Halonen, Pendolino, Per Brahe the Younger, Pesäpallo, Pitkyaranta, Poland, Population density, Pskov, Pudong, Pudozh, Puijo, Puijo tower, RIISA- Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, Riistavesi, Romania, Ruokolahti, Russia, Saimaa Canal, Sami Kapanen, Sanna Sillanpää, Savonia University of Applied Sciences, Savonian dialects, Sibelius Academy, Sister city, Ski jumping, Skiing, Spede Pasanen, Subarctic climate, Svendborg, Sweden, Tampere, Technology Centre Teknia (Kuopio Science Park), Trabzon, Turkey, United States, University of Eastern Finland, Urban area, Vehmersalmi, VR (company), Wilhelm von Wright, Winnipeg, World Health Organization, World Meteorological Organization, Zachary Hietala, 2012 Winter Youth Olympics. Expand index (90 more) »

Aarno Ruusuvuori

Aarno Emil Ruusuvuori (14 January 1925, Kuopio – 22 February 1992, Helsinki) was a Finnish architect, professor and director of the Museum of Finnish Architecture.

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Alūksne

Alūksne is a town on the shores of Lake Alūksne in northeastern Latvia near the borders with Estonia and Russia.

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Alma (Finnish singer)

Alma-Sofia Miettinen (born 17 January 1996), known professionally as Alma, is a Finnish singer and songwriter.

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American football

American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.

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ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival

ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival presents site-specific contemporary art covering all artistic forms from sculpture and environmental art to dance, live art and performance.

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Association football

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.

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Atso Almila

Atso Almila (born 13 June 1953, in Helsinki1) is a Finnish orchestral conductor, musical director, composer, trombonist and teacher.

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Aulis Rytkönen

Taavi Aulis Rytkönen (5 January 1929 – 16 April 2014) was a Finnish footballer.

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Basketball

Basketball is a team sport played on a rectangular court.

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Besançon

Besançon (French and Arpitan:; archaic Bisanz, Vesontio) is the capital of the department of Doubs in the region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté.

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Biathlon

The biathlon is a winter sport that combines cross-country skiing and rifle shooting.

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Blue Highway (tourist route)

Blue Highway (Blå vegen, Blå vägen, Sininen tie, Голубая дорога) is an international tourist route from Norway via Sweden and Finland to Russia.

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Bodø

Bodø (Bådåddjo) is a town and a municipality in Nordland county, Norway.

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Buddhism in Myanmar

Buddhism in Myanmar is practiced by 89% of the country's population, and is predominantly of the Theravada tradition.

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Canada

Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

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Castrop-Rauxel

Castrop-Rauxel is a former mining city in the eastern part of the Ruhr Area in Germany.

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Charter

A charter is the grant of authority or rights, stating that the granter formally recognizes the prerogative of the recipient to exercise the rights specified.

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China

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

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City

A city is a large human settlement.

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City manager

A city manager is an official appointed as the administrative manager of a city, in a council–manager form of city government.

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Craiova

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Denmark

Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.

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Diocese of Kuopio

The Diocese of Kuopio is a diocese within the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland.

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Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland

The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland (Suomen evankelis-luterilainen kirkko; Evangelisk-lutherska kyrkan i Finland) is a national church of Finland.

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Ferdinand von Wright

Ferdinand von Wright (19 March 1822, Haminalahti, near Kuopio - 31 July 1906, Kuopio) was a Finnish-Swedish painter.

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Figure skating

Figure skating is a sport in which individuals, duos, or groups perform on figure skates on ice.

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Finland

Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east.

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Finnair

Finnair (Oyj, Finnair Abp.) is the flag carrier and largest airline of Finland, with its headquarters in Vantaa on the grounds of Helsinki Airport, its hub.

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Finnish language

Finnish (or suomen kieli) is a Finnic language spoken by the majority of the population in Finland and by ethnic Finns outside Finland.

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Finnish Meteorological Institute

The Finnish Meteorological Institute (Ilmatieteen laitos, Meteorologiska institutet, or simply FMI) is the government agency responsible for gathering and reporting weather data and forecasts in Finland.

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Finnish Orthodox Church

The Finnish Orthodox Church (Suomen ortodoksinen kirkko; Finska Ortodoxa Kyrkan), or Orthodox Church of Finland, is an autonomous Eastern Orthodox archdiocese of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.

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Floorball

Floorball is a type of floor hockey with five players and a goalkeeper in each team.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Gera

Gera is the third-largest city in Thuringia, Germany, with 96,000 inhabitants, located south of Leipzig, east of Erfurt and west of Dresden.

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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Gustav III of Sweden

Gustav III (– 29 March 1792) was King of Sweden from 1771 until his assassination in 1792.

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Győr

Győr (Raab, Ráb, names in other languages) is the most important city of northwest Hungary, the capital of Győr-Moson-Sopron County and Western Transdanubia region, and—halfway between Budapest and Vienna—situated on one of the important roads of Central Europe.

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Gymnastics

Gymnastics is a sport that requires balance, strength, flexibility, agility, coordination, and endurance.

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H. Olliver Twisted

Olli Herman Kosunen (born 19 May 1983 in Kuopio, Finland), also known as H. Olliver Twisted is a Finnish singer who was the former frontman to the Swedish glam metal band Crashdïet.

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Hannes Kolehmainen

Juho Pietari "Hannes" Kolehmainen (9 December 1889 – 11 January 1966) was a Finnish four-time Olympic Gold medalist and a world record holder in middle- and long-distance running.

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Helsinki Airport

Helsinki Airport (Helsinki-Vantaan lentoasema, Helsingfors-Vanda flygplats) is the main international airport of the city of Helsinki, its surrounding metropolitan area, and the Uusimaa region.

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Hoof

A hoof, plural hooves or hoofs, is the tip of a toe of an ungulate mammal, strengthened by a thick, horny, keratin covering.

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Horse

The horse (Equus ferus caballus) is one of two extant subspecies of ''Equus ferus''.

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Humid continental climate

A humid continental climate (Köppen prefix D and a third letter of a or b) is a climatic region defined by Russo-German climatologist Wladimir Köppen in 1900, which is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold in the northern areas) winters.

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Hungary

Hungary (Magyarország) is a country in Central Europe that covers an area of in the Carpathian Basin, bordered by Slovakia to the north, Ukraine to the northeast, Austria to the northwest, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, and Slovenia to the west.

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Ice hockey

Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.

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Ice skating

Ice skating is the act of motion by wearer of the ice skates to propel the participant across a sheet of ice.

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Innsbruck

Innsbruck is the capital city of Tyrol in western Austria and the fifth-largest city in Austria.

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Institute for the Languages of Finland

The Institute for the Languages of Finland (Kotimaisten kielten keskus, abbreviated KOTUS, Päikkieennâm kielâi tutkâmkuávdáš, Ruovttueatnan gielaid guovddáš, Dommjânnmlaž ǩiõli kõõskõs, Finnosko tšimbengo instituutos, Institutet för de inhemska språken) is a governmental linguistic research institute of Finland geared at studies of Finnish, Swedish (cf. Finland Swedish), the Sami languages, Romani language, and the Finnish Sign Language.

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InterCity

InterCity (commonly abbreviated IC on timetables and tickets) is the classification applied to certain long-distance passenger train services in Europe.

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International Olympic Committee

The International Olympic Committee (IOC; French: Comité International Olympique, CIO) is a Swiss private non-governmental organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, which is the authority responsible for the modern Olympic Games.

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Janne Happonen

Janne Mikael Happonen (born 18 June 1984) is a Finnish former ski jumper who competed from 2001 to 2014, representing Puijo Ski Club.

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Janne Tolsa

Janne Tolsa (born 7 March 1970) is a Finnish heavy metal musician.

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Jari Jolkkonen

Jari Juhani Jolkkonen (born March 5, 1970) is a Finnish prelate who has been bishop of the Diocese of Kuopio since May 2012.

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Jönköping

Jönköping is a city in southern Sweden with 93,797 inhabitants (2015).

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Jenni Vartiainen

Jenni Mari Vartiainen (born March 20, 1983) is a Finnish pop singer.

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Johan Vilhelm Snellman

Johan Vilhelm Snellman (12 May 1806, Stockholm – 4 July 1881, Kirkkonummi) was an influential Fennoman philosopher and Finnish statesman, ennobled in 1866.

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Juhani Aho

Juhani Aho, originally Johannes Brofeldt (11 September 1861 – 8 August 1921), was a Finnish author and journalist.

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Kalakukko

Kalakukko is a traditional food from the Finnish region of Savonia made from fish baked inside a loaf of bread.

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Kallavesi

Kallavesi is a medium-sized lake in Northern Savonia, eastern Finland located around the town of Kuopio.

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KalPa

The Kalevan Pallo (KalPa) is a professional ice hockey team who compete in the Finnish Liiga.

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Karelian language

Karelian (karjala, karjal or kariela) is a Finnic language spoken mainly in the Russian Republic of Karelia.

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Karttula

Karttula is a former municipality of Finland.

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Kimmo Timonen

Kimmo Samuel Timonen (born 18 March 1975) is a Finnish former professional ice hockey defenseman who played 16 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Nashville Predators, Philadelphia Flyers, and Chicago Blackhawks.

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Kuopio Airport

Kuopio Airport is an airport in Rissala, Finland, about north of Kuopio city centre.

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Kuopion maalaiskunta

Kuopion maalaiskunta was a municipality in eastern Finland in Kuopio Province.

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Kuopion Palloseura

Kuopion Palloseura (or KuPS) is a Finnish football club, based in the 9th most populated city of Finland, Kuopio.

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Kuopion Reippaan voimistelijat

Kuopion Reippaan Voimistelijat is a sports club in Kuopio, Finland.

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Lasse Lehtinen

Lasse Lehtinen (born 23 January 1947 in Kotka) is a Finnish politician, former Member of the Finnish Parliament and former Member of the European Parliament (MEP).

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Latvia

Latvia (or; Latvija), officially the Republic of Latvia (Latvijas Republika), is a sovereign state in the Baltic region of Northern Europe.

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Leo Makkonen

Archbishop Leo (Makkonen) of Karelia and All Finland, head of the Finnish Orthodox Church, was born in Pielavesi in eastern Finland on June 4, 1948.

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List of polytechnics in Finland

Polytechnics and university of applied sciences mean the same thing in Finland.

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Maaninka

Maaninka (Maninga) is a former municipality in the region of Northern Savonia, in Finland.

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Magnus von Wright

Magnus von Wright (13 June 1805 Haminalahti, near Kuopio – 5 July 1868, Helsinki) was a Swedish-Finnish painter and ornithologist.

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Marco Hietala

Marko Tapani "Marco" Hietala (born 14 January 1966) is a Finnish heavy metal vocalist, bassist and songwriter.

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Martti Ahtisaari

Martti Ahtisaari (officially Martti Oiva Kalevi Ahtisaari; born 23 June 1937) is a Finnish politician, the tenth President of Finland (1994–2000), a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, and a United Nations diplomat and mediator noted for his international peace work.

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Martti Nissinen

Martti Heikki Nissinen (born April 22, 1959 in Kuopio) is a Finnish theologian, serving since 2007 as Professor of Old Testament studies in the Faculty of Theology at the University of Helsinki.

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Matti Hautamäki

Matti Antero Hautamäki (born 14 July 1981) is a Finnish former ski jumper who competed from 1997 to 2012.

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Mika Kojonkoski

Mika Kojonkoski (born April 19, 1964 in Rauma, Finland) is a Finnish ski jumping coach and politician.

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Mikael Agricola

Mikael Agricola (c. 1510 – 9 April 1557) was a Lutheran clergyman who became the de facto founder of literary Finnish and a prominent proponent of the Protestant Reformation in Sweden, including Finland, which was a Swedish territory at the time.

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Minna Canth

Minna Canth (IPA, born Ulrika Wilhelmina Johnsson, 19 March 1844 – 12 May 1897) was a Finnish writer and social activist.

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Minneapolis

Minneapolis is the county seat of Hennepin County, and the larger of the Twin Cities, the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States.

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Mo i Rana

Mo i Rana a town and administrative centre of the municipality of Rana in Nordland county, Norway.

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Mokoma

Mokoma is a Finnish thrash metal band formed in Lappeenranta in 1996.

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Municipality

A municipality is usually a single urban or administrative division having corporate status and powers of self-government or jurisdiction as granted by national and state laws to which it is subordinate.

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National Institute for Health and Welfare (Finland)

The National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL, Terveyden ja hyvinvoinnin laitos, Institutet för hälsa och välfärd) is a Finnish research and development institute operating under the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health.

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Nilsiä

Nilsiä is a former small town and a municipality of Finland.

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Nordic combined

Nordic combined is a winter sport in which athletes compete in cross-country skiing and ski jumping.

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Northern Savonia

Northern Savonia (Pohjois-Savo; Norra Savolax) is a region in eastern Finland.

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Norway

Norway (Norwegian: (Bokmål) or (Nynorsk); Norga), officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a unitary sovereign state whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.

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Olli Jokinen

Olli Veli Pekka Jokinen (born December 5, 1978) is a Finnish former professional ice hockey player.

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Opole

Opole (Oppeln, Silesian German: Uppeln, Uopole, Opolí) is a city located in southern Poland on the Oder River and the historical capital of Upper Silesia.

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Oulu

Oulu (Uleåborg) is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland.

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Paavo Lötjönen

Paavo Lötjönen (born 29 July 1968) is a cello player for Finnish band Apocalyptica.

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Paavo Lipponen

Paavo Tapio Lipponen (born 23 April 1941) is a Finnish politician and former reporter.

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Pekka Halonen

Pekka Halonen (23 September 1865 in Lapinlahti – 1 December 1933 in Tuusula) was a painter of Finnish landscapes and people in the national romantic style.

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Pendolino

Pendolino (from Italian pendolo "pendulum", and -ino, a diminutive suffix) is an Italian family of tilting trains used in Italy, Spain, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Finland, Russian Federation, the Czech Republic, the United Kingdom, Slovakia, Switzerland and China.

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Per Brahe the Younger

Count Per Brahe the Younger (18 February 1602 – 2 September 1680) was a Swedish soldier, statesman, and author.

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Pesäpallo

Pesäpallo (boboll, both names literally meaning "nest ball", also referred to as "Finnish baseball") is a fast-moving bat-and-ball sport that is often referred to as the national sport of Finland and has some presence in other countries including Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, Australia, and Canada's northern Ontario (the latter two countries have significant Nordic populations).

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Pitkyaranta

Pitkyaranta (Питкяранта; Pitkyrandu; Pitkäranta) is a town and the administrative center of Pitkyarantsky District of the Republic of Karelia, Russia, located on the northeastern coast of Lake Ladoga.

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Poland

Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country located in Central Europe.

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Population density

Population density (in agriculture: standing stock and standing crop) is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume; it is a quantity of type number density.

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Pskov

Pskov (p; see also names in other languages) is a city and the administrative center of Pskov Oblast, Russia, located about east from the Estonian border, on the Velikaya River.

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Pudong

Pudong is a district of Shanghai located east of the Huangpu River across from the historic city center of Shanghai in Puxi.

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Pudozh

Pudozh (Пудож; Puudoži; Pudož; Puudosi or Puutoinen) is a town and the administrative center of Pudozhsky District of the Republic of Karelia, Russia, located on the Vodla River east of Petrozavodsk, but traveling by the road around Lake Onega.

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Puijo

Puijo is a hill, the famous landmark of city of Kuopio in Finland and a tourist attraction.

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Puijo tower

The Puijo tower is an observation tower at the top of Puijo hill in Kuopio, Eastern Finland.

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RIISA- Orthodox Church Museum of Finland

RIISA- Orthodox Church Museum of Finland is a museum located in the city of Kuopio, which specializes in the research, preservation and archiving of the visual and tangible cultural heritage of the Finnish Orthodox Church.

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Riistavesi

Riistavesi is a medium-sized lake in the Vuoksi main catchment area.

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Romania

Romania (România) is a sovereign state located at the crossroads of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe.

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Ruokolahti

Ruokolahti (Ruokolax) is a municipality of Finland, situated in south-eastern Finland, in the region of South Karelia.

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Russia

Russia (rɐˈsʲijə), officially the Russian Federation (p), is a country in Eurasia. At, Russia is the largest country in the world by area, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area, and the ninth most populous, with over 144 million people as of December 2017, excluding Crimea. About 77% of the population live in the western, European part of the country. Russia's capital Moscow is one of the largest cities in the world; other major cities include Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg and Nizhny Novgorod. Extending across the entirety of Northern Asia and much of Eastern Europe, Russia spans eleven time zones and incorporates a wide range of environments and landforms. From northwest to southeast, Russia shares land borders with Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland (both with Kaliningrad Oblast), Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia and North Korea. It shares maritime borders with Japan by the Sea of Okhotsk and the U.S. state of Alaska across the Bering Strait. The East Slavs emerged as a recognizable group in Europe between the 3rd and 8th centuries AD. Founded and ruled by a Varangian warrior elite and their descendants, the medieval state of Rus arose in the 9th century. In 988 it adopted Orthodox Christianity from the Byzantine Empire, beginning the synthesis of Byzantine and Slavic cultures that defined Russian culture for the next millennium. Rus' ultimately disintegrated into a number of smaller states; most of the Rus' lands were overrun by the Mongol invasion and became tributaries of the nomadic Golden Horde in the 13th century. The Grand Duchy of Moscow gradually reunified the surrounding Russian principalities, achieved independence from the Golden Horde. By the 18th century, the nation had greatly expanded through conquest, annexation, and exploration to become the Russian Empire, which was the third largest empire in history, stretching from Poland on the west to Alaska on the east. Following the Russian Revolution, the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic became the largest and leading constituent of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the world's first constitutionally socialist state. The Soviet Union played a decisive role in the Allied victory in World War II, and emerged as a recognized superpower and rival to the United States during the Cold War. The Soviet era saw some of the most significant technological achievements of the 20th century, including the world's first human-made satellite and the launching of the first humans in space. By the end of 1990, the Soviet Union had the world's second largest economy, largest standing military in the world and the largest stockpile of weapons of mass destruction. Following the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, twelve independent republics emerged from the USSR: Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and the Baltic states regained independence: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania; the Russian SFSR reconstituted itself as the Russian Federation and is recognized as the continuing legal personality and a successor of the Soviet Union. It is governed as a federal semi-presidential republic. The Russian economy ranks as the twelfth largest by nominal GDP and sixth largest by purchasing power parity in 2015. Russia's extensive mineral and energy resources are the largest such reserves in the world, making it one of the leading producers of oil and natural gas globally. The country is one of the five recognized nuclear weapons states and possesses the largest stockpile of weapons of mass destruction. Russia is a great power as well as a regional power and has been characterised as a potential superpower. It is a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council and an active global partner of ASEAN, as well as a member of the G20, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), the Council of Europe, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), and the World Trade Organization (WTO), as well as being the leading member of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and one of the five members of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), along with Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.

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Saimaa Canal

The Saimaa Canal (Saimaan kanava; Saima kanal; Сайменский канал) is a transportation canal that connects lake Saimaa with the Gulf of Finland near Vyborg, Russia.

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Sami Kapanen

Sami Hannu Antero Kapanen (born 14 June 1973) is a Finnish former professional ice hockey player who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) and the Finnish Liiga.

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Sanna Sillanpää

Sanna Riitta Liisa Sillanpää (born April 15, 1968) is a Finnish woman who shot three men to death with a rented pistol on 21 February 1999 in a shooting club on Albertinkatu, Helsinki, and wounded another man, who received lifetime injuries.

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Savonia University of Applied Sciences

Savonia University of Applied Sciences (Finnish: Savonia-ammattikorkeakoulu) is a local municipality-owned Finnish institution of higher education based in the cities of Kuopio, Iisalmi and Varkaus.

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Savonian dialects

The Savonian dialects (also called Savo Finnish) are forms of the Finnish language spoken in Savonia and other parts of Eastern Finland.

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Sibelius Academy

The Sibelius Academy (Taideyliopisto Sibelius-Akatemia, Konstuniversitetets Sibelius-Akademi) is part of the University of the Arts Helsinki and a university-level music school which operates in Helsinki and Kuopio, Finland.

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Sister city

Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.

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Ski jumping

Ski jumping is a winter sport in which competitors aim to achieve the longest jump after descending from a specially designed ramp on their skis.

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Skiing

Skiing can be a means of transport, a recreational activity or a competitive winter sport in which the participant uses skis to glide on snow.

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Spede Pasanen

Pertti Olavi "Spede" Pasanen (10 April 1930 – 7 September 2001) was a Finnish film director and producer, comedian, humorist, inventor, TV personality and practitioner of gags.

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Subarctic climate

The subarctic climate (also called subpolar climate, subalpine climate, or boreal climate) is a climate characterised by long, usually very cold winters, and short, cool to mild summers.

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Svendborg

Svendborg is a town on the island of Funen in south-central Denmark, and the seat of Svendborg Municipality.

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Sweden

Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.

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Tampere

Tampere (Swedish: Tammerfors) is a city in Pirkanmaa, southern Finland.

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Technology Centre Teknia (Kuopio Science Park)

Kuopio Science Park is a university related research park located in Kuopio, Finland.

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Trabzon

Trabzon, historically known as Trebizond, is a city on the Black Sea coast of northeastern Turkey and the capital of Trabzon Province.

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Turkey

Turkey (Türkiye), officially the Republic of Turkey (Türkiye Cumhuriyeti), is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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University of Eastern Finland

The University of Eastern Finland (Itä-Suomen yliopisto) is a university in Finland with three campuses in Joensuu, Kuopio, and Savonlinna.

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Urban area

An urban area is a human settlement with high population density and infrastructure of built environment.

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Vehmersalmi

Vehmersalmi is a former municipality of Finland.

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VR (company)

VR (formally VR Group) is a government-owned railway company in Finland.

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Wilhelm von Wright

Wilhelm von Wright (5 April 1810, Haminalahti, near Kuopio – 2 July 1887, Orust) was a Swedish-Finnish painter and amateur naturalist.

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Winnipeg

Winnipeg is the capital and largest city of the province of Manitoba in Canada.

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World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO; French: Organisation mondiale de la santé) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health.

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World Meteorological Organization

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is an intergovernmental organization with a membership of 191 Member States and Territories.

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Zachary Hietala

Sakari "Zachary, Saku" Hietala (born August 10, 1962 in Tervo, Finland) is guitarist, co-songwriter and founding member of Finnish heavy metal band Tarot (formerly Purgatory) in early 80's, together with his younger brother Marco Hietala, who joined Nightwish in 2001.

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2012 Winter Youth Olympics

The 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games (German: Olympische Jugend-Winterspiele 2012), officially known as the I Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG), were an international multi-sport event for youths that took place in Innsbruck, on 13–22 January 2012.

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History of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland, UN/LOCODE:FIKUO.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuopio

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