Discover Korkea in Finland
Korkea in the region of Lapponia is a place located in Finland - some 391 mi or ( 629 km ) North of Helsinki , the country's capital .
Local time in Korkea is now 09:17 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Helsinki " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Hellala, Kirkonmaki, Sundholmen, Luleå, and Haparanda. When in this area, you might want to check out Hellala . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Korkea ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
Tornio-Haparanda. The border between this 2 cities is perhaps the most peaceful border between 2 different countries in the world. ..
Border Finland-Sweden at Tornio/Haparanda
Border between Finland and Sweden. Time and currency change here. Actually the border in practise does not exist for local people. This must be one of the most peaceful border in the world. ..
Tornio - Haparanda
Im September 1992 führte eine Bahnfahrt über das Normalspurgleis von Tornio (Finnland) nach Haparanda (Schweden). ..
New Year 2012 - Tornio, Finland
We performed our firework show in between of the two country's firework displays to celebrate the New Year 2012. Sweden is 1 hour behind Finland. ..
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Interesting facts about this location
Haparanda Municipality is a municipality in Norrbotten County in northern Sweden. Its seat is located in Haparanda. In 1967 the "City of Haparanda" was merged with the rural municipalities Karl Gustav and Nedertorneå. Since 1971 Haparanda, like all other municipalities of Sweden, is a municipality of unitary type. However, it prefers to use the title stad for the whole territory, including the non-urban parts.
Located at 65.83 24.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Kemijoki, with its 550 km length, is the longest river in Finland. It runs through Kemijärvi and Rovaniemi before reaching the Gulf of Bothnia at Kemi. At Rovaniemi the Ounasjoki river merges with Kemijoki. The first hydroelectric plant on Kemijoki was constructed in 1946 at Isohaara. A total of 15 power plants have been constructed so far. The plants are owned by Kemijoki Oy and Pohjolan Voima Oy.
Located at 65.77 24.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
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