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Merijärvi Destination Guide

Explore Merijärvi in Finland

Merijärvi in the region of Oulu with its 1,326 inhabitants is a town in Finland - some 286 mi or ( 460 km ) North of Helsinki , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Merijärvi

Current time in Merijärvi is now 07:59 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Helsinki " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Ylivieska, Ylipaa, Ylinenoja, Vaihojanpera, and Turku. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Ylivieska . Where to go and what to see in Merijärvi ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Pyhäjoki

The Battle of Pyhäjoki was fought on 16 April 1808, at Pyhäjoki in Northern Ostrobothnia during the Russian–Swedish war of 1808–09. The winter made the operations more difficult and the battle of Pyhäjoki became one of the first skirmishes to be fought after the Swedish retreat stopped. The Russian army had been following the Swedish army to the north. At the same time, they had left large portions of Finland to be occupied by the Russians.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 64.46 24.26 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: 1808 in Finland, Battles of the Finnish War, Conflicts in 1808, Military history of Sweden

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Merijärvi