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8 Interesting Facts About Lappeenranta

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 around a headland jutting into Lake Saimaa, the site of the present fortress. Lappeenranta incorporated the neighbouring municipalities of Lappee and Lauritsala on 1 January 1967, Nuijamaa on 1 January […]

8 Interesting Facts About Jyvaskyla

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 name, kylä, means village. Jyväskylä is a member city of Eurotowns network and is twinned with: Esbjerg Municipality, Denmark; Eskilstuna Municipality, Sweden; Debrecen, Hungary; Jining, China; […]