10 Interesting Facts About Lake Inari

Facts About Lake Inari Lake Inari is located on the Northern part of Lapland, North of the Arctic Circle, on the border of subarctic and temperate climatic zones. Lake Inari is the third largest [...]

10 Interesting Facts About Lahti

Facts About Lahti Lahti was first mentioned in documents in 1445. The village belonged to the parish of Hollola and was located at the medieval trade route of Ylinen Viipurintie, which linked the [...]

13 Interesting Facts About Vantaa

Facts About Vantaa Vantaa is the fourth largest city in Finland. The city encompasses 240.35 square kilometres, of which 1.97 km2 is water. The biggest airport in Finland, Helsinki-Vantaa, is in [...]

10 Interesting Facts About Kouvola

Facts About Kouvola Kouvola is the largest garrison city in Finland. The Karelia Brigade and the Utti Jaeger Regiment train 4,400 conscripts a year. Kouvola is a city and municipality in [...]

8 Interesting Facts About Lappeenranta

Facts About Lappeenranta Lappeenranta lies at the southern end of Lake Saimaa, northeast of Kotka. Lappeenranta’s original core settlement, Lapvesi, later Lappee, was originally formed [...]

7 Interesting Facts About Nurmes

Facts About Nurmes Nurmes is a town and municipality of Finland. It was located in the former province of Eastern Finland until 2010 and is now in the North Karelia region. The municipality is [...]

10 Interesting Facts About Kotka

Facts About Kotka Kotka was founded by Tsar Alexander II in 1878. Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland. Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and [...]

8 Interesting Facts About Jyvaskyla

Facts About Jyvaskyla The first part of the city’s name, jyväs-, looks like the stem of an adjective *jyvänen, derived from jyvä, “grain”. The second part of the city’s [...]

10 Interesting Facts About Kuopio

Facts About Kuopio The town of Kuopio was established as a village in the 1500s and incorporated as a City in 1782. The city is surrounded by Lake Kallavesi. Many parts of the city are built on [...]

15 Interesting Facts About Espoo

Facts About Espoo Espoo is the second-largest city and municipality in Finland. It is part of the Finnish Capital Region. The first inhabitants in Espoo arrived about 9,000 years ago. The first [...]