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Southwest Finland

Index Southwest Finland

Southwest Finland, also known as Finland Proper (Varsinais-Suomi, Egentliga Finland) is a region in the south-west of Finland. [1]

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Alvar Aalto

Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto (3 February 1898 – 11 May 1976) was a Finnish architect and designer.

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Aura (Archipelago Sea)

The Aura (Finnish Aurajoki; Swedish Aura å) is a river in south-western Finland.

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Aura, Finland

Aura is a municipality of Finland.

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Bengtskär lighthouse

Bengtskär lighthouse is located in the Archipelago Sea about 25 kilometers south west of Hanko, Finland.

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Bridgettines

The Order of the Most Holy Savior, abbreviated as O.Ss.S., and informally known as the Brigittine or Bridgettine Order is a monastic religious order of Augustinian nuns, Religious Sisters, and monks founded by Saint Bridget of Sweden (Birgitta) in 1344, and approved by Pope Urban V in 1370.

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Cable ferry

A cable ferry (including the terms chain ferry, swing ferry, floating bridge, or punt) is a ferry that is guided (and in many cases propelled) across a river or large body of water by cables connected to both shores.

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Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim

Baron Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim (4 June 1867 – 27 January 1951) was a Finnish military leader and statesman.

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Centre Party (Finland)

The Centre Party of Finland (Suomen Keskusta, Kesk; Centern i Finland) is a centrist, liberal, and agrarian political party in Finland.

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Christian Democrats (Finland)

The Christian Democrats (Kristillisdemokraatit, KD; Kristdemokraterna) is a Christian democratic political party in Finland.

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City Centre, Turku

City Centre (Keskusta in Finnish, Centrum in Swedish) is a ward (suuralue, storområde) of Turku, Finland, also known as Ward 1.

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Eastern European Summer Time

Eastern European Summer Time (EEST) is one of the names of UTC+3 time zone, 3 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time.

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Eastern European Time

Eastern European Time (EET) is one of the names of UTC+02:00 time zone, 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time.

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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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Finland Proper (historical province)

Southwest Finland or Finland Proper (Varsinais-Suomi, Egentliga Finland, Ducatus Finlandiae Meridionalis), is a historical province in southwestern Finland, centred on the historic city of Turku (Swedish: Åbo) and the Turku Castle.

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Finnish parliamentary election, 2015

The 2015 Finnish parliamentary election was held on 19 April 2015, with advance voting from 8 to 14 April.

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Finns

Finns or Finnish people (suomalaiset) are a Finnic ethnic group native to Finland.

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Finns Party

The Finns Party, previously known as the True Finns (Perussuomalaiset, PS, Sannfinländarna, Sannf.), is a populist and nationalist-oriented Finnish political party, founded in 1995 following the dissolution of the Finnish Rural Party.

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Great Fire of Turku

The Great Fire of Turku (Turun palo and Åbo brand) was a conflagration that is still the largest urban fire in the history of Finland and the Nordic countries.

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Green League

The Green League (VIHR, Vihreä liitto, Gröna förbundet), shortened to the Greens, is a green political party in Finland.

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Herring

Herring are forage fish, mostly belonging to the family Clupeidae.

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Historical provinces of Finland

The historical provinces (historialliset maakunnat, singular historiallinen maakunta, historiska landskap) of Finland are a legacy of the country's joint history with Sweden.

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Kaarina

Kaarina (Karins, i.e. Saint Catherine′s) is a small town and municipality of Finland.

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Karelians

Karelians (karjalaižet) are a Baltic-Finnic ethnic group who are native to the Northern European historical region of Karelia, which is today split between Finland and Russia.

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Karuna Church

The Karuna church is a stone church located in Karuna Sauvo, Southwest Finland, Finland.

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Kimitoön

Kimitoön (Kemiönsaari) is a municipality of Finland.

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Koski Tl

Koski Tl is a municipality of Finland.

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Kustavi

Kustavi (Gustavs) is a municipality of Finland.

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Kuusisto Castle

Kuusisto Castle (Kuusiston piispanlinna, Kustö biskopsborg) was a medieval episcopal castle on the island of Kuusisto in Kaarina, Finland, near Turku.

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Laitila

Laitila (Letala) is a town and a municipality of Finland.

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Left Alliance (Finland)

The Left Alliance (Vasemmistoliitto, Vänsterförbundet, vas.) is a left-wing political party in Finland.

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Lieto

Lieto (Lundo) is a municipality of Finland.

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Loimaa

Loimaa is a town and municipality of Finland.

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Luostarinmäki

Luostarinmäki Handicrafts Museum (Luostarinmäen käsityöläismuseo, Hantverksmuseet på Klosterbacken; Cloister Hill Handicrafts Museum) is an open-air museum in Turku (Åbo), Finland.

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Market hall

A Market hall is a covered space or a building where food and other articles are sold from stalls by independent vendors.

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Marttila

Marttila, S:t Mårtens, i.e. Saint Martin′s) is a municipality of Finland. It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southwest Finland region. The municipality has a population of and covers an area of of which is water. The population density is. The municipality is unilingually Finnish. Marttila's neighbouring municipalities are Koski Tl, Lieto, Loimaa, Paimio, Pöytyä and Salo.

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Masku

Masku is a municipality of Finland.

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May Day

May Day is a public holiday usually celebrated on 1 May.

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Moomin World

Moomin World (Muumimaailma, Muminvärlden) is a theme park based on the Moomin books by Tove Jansson.

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Municipalities of Finland

The municipalities (kunta; kommun) represent the local level of administration in Finland and act as the fundamental, self-governing administrative units of the country.

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Mynämäki

Mynämäki (Virmo) is a municipality of Finland located in the Southwest Finland region.

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Naantali

Naantali (Nådendal) is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country.

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National Coalition Party

The National Coalition Party (NCP; Kansallinen Kokoomus; Kok.; Samlingspartiet; Saml.) is a centre-right political party in Finland considered to be liberal, and conservative, and liberal-conservative.

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National Romantic style

The National Romantic style was a Nordic architectural style that was part of the National Romantic movement during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Nokia

Nokia is a Finnish multinational telecommunications, information technology, and consumer electronics company, founded in 1865.

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Nousiainen

Nousiainen (Nousis) is a municipality of Finland.

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NUTS statistical regions of Finland

In the NUTS (Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics) codes of Finland (FI), the three levels are.

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Old Castle of Lieto

Old Castle of Lieto (Liedon Vanhalinna) is a site of a hillfort in Lieto, Finland.

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Oripää

Oripää is a municipality of Finland.

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Paimio

Paimio (Pemar) is a town and municipality of Finland.

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Paimio Sanatorium

Paimio Sanatorium is a former tuberculosis sanatorium in Paimio, Southwest Finland, designed by Finnish architect Alvar Aalto.

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Pargas

Pargas (Parainen) (Länsi-Turunmaa and Swedish: Väståboland in 2009–2011) is a municipality of Finland, in the Archipelago Sea.

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Pöytyä

Pöytyä (Swedish: Pöytis) is a municipality of Finland located in the Southwest Finland region.

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Pyhäranta

Pyhäranta is a municipality of Finland.

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Quercus robur

Quercus robur, commonly known as common oak, pedunculate oak, European oak or English oak, is a species of flowering plant in the beech and oak family, Fagaceae.

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Raisio

Raisio (Reso) is a town and municipality in south-western Finland and an important junction of major roads.

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Reformation

The Reformation (or, more fully, the Protestant Reformation; also, the European Reformation) was a schism in Western Christianity initiated by Martin Luther and continued by Huldrych Zwingli, John Calvin and other Protestant Reformers in 16th century Europe.

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Regions of Finland

Finland comprises 19 regions called maakunta in Finnish and landskap in Swedish.

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Rusko

Rusko is a municipality of Finland.

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Salo, Finland

Salo is a town and municipality of Finland.

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Satakunta

Satakunta (Satakunda, Finnia Septentrionalis or Satagundia) is a region (maakunta / landskap) of Finland, part of the former Western Finland Province.

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Sauvo

Sauvo (Sagu) is a municipality of Finland.

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Social Democratic Party of Finland

The Social Democratic Party of Finland (SDP, Suomen sosialidemokraattinen puolue, Finlands socialdemokratiska parti), shortened to the Social Democrats, is a social-democratic political party in Finland.

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Somero

Somero is a municipality of Finland, located in the province of Western Finland and part of the Southwest Finland region.

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Stockholm

Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic countries; 952,058 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area.

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Swedish People's Party of Finland

The Swedish People's Party of Finland (Svenska folkpartiet i Finland (SFP); Suomen ruotsalainen kansanpuolue (RKP)) is a liberal-centrist political party in Finland aiming to represent the interests of the minority Swedish-speaking population of Finland.

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Taivassalo

Taivassalo (Tövsala) is a municipality of Finland.

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Tavastia Proper

Tavastia Proper (Kanta-Häme; Egentliga Tavastland) is a region (maakunta / landskap) of Finland.

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Tavastians

Tavastians (Hämäläiset, tavaster, Емь, Yem, Yam) are a historic people and a modern subgroup (heimo) of the Finnish people.

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Turku

Turku (Åbo) is a city on the southwest coast of Finland at the mouth of the Aura River, in the region of Southwest Finland.

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Turku Castle

Turku Castle (Turun linna, Åbo slott) is a medieval building in the city of Turku in Finland.

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Turku Cathedral

Turku Cathedral (Turun tuomiokirkko, Åbo domkyrka) is the previous catholic cathedral of Finland, today the Mother Church of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland.

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Turku Market Hall

Turku Market Hall is the second oldest market hall in Finland, and it was opened in 1896 in Turku.

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Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki (Nystad), is a town and municipality of Finland.

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Vehmaa

Vehmaa (Vemo) is a municipality of Finland.

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Western jackdaw

The western jackdaw (Coloeus monedula), also known as the Eurasian jackdaw, European jackdaw, or simply jackdaw, is a passerine bird in the crow family.

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Windmill

A windmill is a mill that converts the energy of wind into rotational energy by means of vanes called sails or blades.

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1528

Year 1528 (MDXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1827

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1896

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Finland Proper, Finland Proper (region), Finland proper, Varsinais-Suomi.

References

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

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