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Junkkari Destination Guide

Touring Junkkari in Finland

Junkkari in the region of Oulu is located in Finland - some 308 mi or ( 495 km ) North of Helsinki , the country's capital city .

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Time in Junkkari is now 07:20 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Helsinki " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Valtimo, Uura, Suomussalmi, Sotkamo, and Sivola. Being here already, consider visiting Valtimo . Check out our recomendations for Junkkari ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Kiehimänjoki

Kiehimänjoki is a river of Finland. It flows for 16 kilometres. The river begins from lake Iijärvi in Paltamo in Kainuu region and ends to the lake Oulujärvi, from which the waters flow trough the Oulujoki River into the Gulf of Bothnia. The river drains a chain of lakes that originates in the municipalities of Suomussalmi and Hyrynsalmi in Kainuu.

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Located at 64.40 27.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Oulujoki basin, Rivers of Finland

Jormua

Jormua is a very old village ashore the lake of Oulujärvi in the town of Kajaani, Finland. The village has a population of about 750.

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Located at 64.32 27.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Kajaani, Villages in Finland

Kainuu

Kainuu is a region (maakunta / landskap) of Finland. It borders the regions of Northern Ostrobothnia, North Karelia and Northern Savonia. In the east it also borders Russia. Kainuu is known in the ancient Norse sagas as Kvenland. The administrative capital is Kajaani. Kainuu has around 85,000 inhabitants (2006) and the population is in decline. The nature of Kainuu features forested hills, lakes and vast expanses of uninhabited woods at its most typical — 95% of the land area is forest.

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Located at 64.50 28.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Kainuu, Regions of Finland

Pohjavaara

Pohjavaara is a village in the municipality of Sotkamo in Kainuu, Finland. There are many organic farmers in village and the village is particularly known its potatoes. Pohjavaara's postal code is 88490. There are also school (Pohjavaaran koulu) in village where is classes 1–6. Three teacher and 45 children working in term 2007–2008 in school.

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Located at 64.25 28.05 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Sotkamo, Villages in Finland

Kajaani Castle

The Kajaani castle was built on the Ämmäkoski island of the Kajaani river in the centre of Kajaani, Finland, in the 17th century. Today, only roofless ruins remain of the castle. The castle functioned as an administrative centre, a prison, and a military strongpoint. The most famous prisoner in the castle was the historian Johannes Messenius, who was forced to live in the poor conditions of the castle from 1616 to 1635. Construction of the Kajaani castle began in 1604 and was completed in 1619.

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Located at 64.23 27.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Kainuu, Castles in Finland, Forts in Sweden, Kajaani, Ruins in Finland