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Korkea Destination Guide

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 .

Interactive map of Korkea

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.


Videos

Tornio-Haparanda

6:25 min by aboturku
Views: 10118 Rating: 4.31

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

1:46 min by aboturku
Views: 2447 Rating: 5.00

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

2:52 min by bahnfan44789
Views: 441 Rating: 5.00

Im September 1992 führte eine Bahnfahrt über das Normalspurgleis von Tornio (Finnland) nach Haparanda (Schweden). ..

New Year 2012 - Tornio, Finland

11:38 min by hoimeo
Views: 195 Rating: 0.00

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

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 65.83 24.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Meänkieli language municipalities, Municipalities of Norrbotten County, Municipalities of Sweden

Kemijoki

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 65.77 24.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Hydroelectric power stations in Finland, Kemijoki basin, Rivers of Finland