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Porkanranta Destination Guide

Explore Porkanranta in Finland

Porkanranta in the region of Oulu is a town in Finland - some 298 mi or ( 479 km ) North of Helsinki , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Porkanranta is now 02:49 AM (Thursday) . 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, Yli-Ii, Yla-Mikkola, Tampere, and Raahe. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Ylivieska . Where to go and what to see in Porkanranta ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Pulkkila

The Battle of Pulkkila was fought between Swedish and Russian forces near Pulkkila in Northern Ostrobothnia on May 2, 1808 during the Finnish War. At the battle of Pulkkila on 2 May 1808, Johan August Sandels marched eastwards to liberate those parts of Finland that were under Russian control. During the march they encountered some Russian troops at Pulkkila. Theses Russian troops were led by Obuhov.

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Located at 64.27 25.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: 1808 in Finland, Battles involving Finland, Battles involving Sweden, Battles of the Finnish War, Conflicts in 1808