Discover Siikajoki in Finland
Siikajoki in the region of Oulu with its 1,293 habitants is a place located in Finland - some 321 mi or ( 517 km ) North of Helsinki , the country's capital .
Local time in Siikajoki is now 11:33 PM (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: Ylivieska, Ylipaa, Yli-Ii, Turpeenpera, and Tornio. When in this area, you might want to check out Ylivieska . 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 Siikajoki ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
Wind power generators
Driving to the wind power generators near the seashore on Jan 1st 2005. ..
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Interesting facts about this location
Battle of Siikajoki
The Battle of Siikajoki was fought between Swedish and Russian troops on April 18, 1808 at Siikajoki, near Oulu, Finland. During the first stage of the Finnish War the Swedish commander Wilhelm Mauritz Klingspor had decided to retreat from southern Finland, so that the Swedes would gain time, and more troops could be moved to Finland via Tornio. The move was also made in case the Danes would take the opportunity attack Sweden.
Located at 64.83 24.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Rautakallio Light is a fishing light located on a small island of Rautakallio in the narrows between the mainland and the island of Hailuoto in Finland. The island and the light both lie within the municipal boundaries of Siikajoki near the municipal border of Hailuoto. The coastal route between Raahe and Oulu runs south of the island. The sector light has tubical structure and it is painted grey. The light also has a radar reflector.
Located at 64.90 24.75 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Battle of Revolax
The Battle of Revolax took place on April 27, 1808 at Revonlahti, (now part of Siikajoki) in Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland, when the Swedish supreme commander Wilhelm Mauritz Klingspor and the Savolax brigade under colonel Johan Adam Cronstedt, a total of about 2,250 Swedes surprised an isolated Russian column of about 1,800 men under Major General Michail Leontjevich Bulatov.
Located at 64.72 24.96 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
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