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Explore Markala in Finland

Markala in the region of Province of Southern Finland is a town in Finland - some 129 mi or ( 208 km ) North-East of Helsinki , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Markala is now 06:31 PM (Saturday) . 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: Leningrad, Pskov, Veliky Novgorod, Tallinn, and Vehkataipale. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Leningrad . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Markala ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


City of Lappeenranta

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Rooney's bicycle kick vs Man city 2011

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Ice fishing

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Finland is the promised land for ice fishing or winter fishing, if you prefere. Saimaa is the main lake of ice fishing, so Lappeenranta is the capital city of ice fishing in Finland. ..

SEREGA goes to FINLAND (again)!

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My second trip to Finland to shopping and just for fun and rest. Auvinen Shogun Scania - inside. Fotos of finnish trucks also included!) ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Saimaa Canal

The Saimaa Canal is a transportation canal that connects lake Saimaa with the Gulf of Finland near Vyborg, Russia. The canal was built from 1845 to 1856 and opened on 7 September 1856 . It was overhauled and widened in 1963–1968. A system of inland waterways and canals in the 120 interconnected lakes of the south-central and south-east part of Finland are reached through the canal. The network of deep channels in Lake Saimaa with at least a draught of 4.2 metres covers 814 kilometres .

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Located at 61.08 28.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Canals in Finland, Canals in Russia, Finland–Soviet Union relations, Karelian Isthmus

Kimpisen urheilukeskus

Kimpisen urheilukeskus is an athletics stadium in Lappeenranta, Finland. The stadium's most important users are the Rakuunat football team and the Rajaritarit American Football team. The LUM athletics team also use it.

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Located at 61.06 28.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in South Karelia, Lappeenranta, Sports venues in Finland


Maanpuolustusopisto (MpO, "National Defence College") was the military junior college of the Finnish Defence Forces, located in Lappeenranta. The school had a separate program for training officers "vocationally" such that they would graduate as Second Lieutenants, without going to the national military academy, Cadet School. The origin of the school was in non-commissioned officers school (Kanta-aliupseerikoulu).

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Located at 61.06 28.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Education in South Karelia, Lappeenranta, Military academies of Finland, Military of Finland, Schools in Finland


Kisapuisto is an arena in Lappeenranta, Finland. It is primarily used for ice hockey, and is the home arena of SaiPa. It opened in 1972 and holds 4,847 people.

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Located at 61.06 28.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in South Karelia, Indoor arenas in Finland, Indoor ice hockey venues in Finland, Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta University of Technology

The Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) was established in 1969. The university campus is situated on the shore of lake Saimaa, about 7 kilometres away from the city center. In the 1950s and 1960s, the Finnish government made plans to establish the University of Eastern Finland in Lappeenranta, but in the end it was decentralized in three cities: Lappeenranta, Kuopio, and Joensuu. Only departments of engineering were located in Lappeenranta at that time.

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Located at 61.06 28.09 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Educational institutions established in 1969, Technical universities and colleges, Universities in Finland