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Porkala in the region of Province of Southern Finland is a place in Finland - some 21 mi or ( 34 km ) South-West of Helsinki , the country's capital city .

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Time in Porkala is now 07:07 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Helsinki " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Riga, Pskov, Tartu, Tallinn, and Haapsalu. Since you are here already, consider visiting Riga . We saw some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Porkala ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Porkkala Helsinki

2:26 min by Markku Laurikainen
Views: 493 Rating: 5.00

Winter paragliding in Finland. Trip from Porkkala to Espoo Haukilahti. ..

Grynnan island at winter time, Finland, Porkkala, 2010

5:19 min by tusa58
Views: 465 Rating: 5.00

A winter visit with cross country skies to an island "Grynnan" owned by Finnish motorboat club at Finland, Porkkala, Gulf of Finland. ..


Porkkala, oldchool B&W, Canon 7D...

1:50 min by oh2gfy
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more vassal rock´'n roll: www.flickr.com ..

Sea at windy weather

1:01 min by tonkosk
Views: 75 Rating: 5.00

Day before midsummer's eve, the wind was blowing in gust at 25m/s. Clip can be used without permission in reproduction. ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Porkkala

For other meanings of this and similar names, see Porkkala (disambiguation). {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:59|59|N|24|26|E|region:FI|| |primary |name= }} Porkkala is a peninsula in the Gulf of Finland located at Kirkkonummi (Kyrkslätt) in Southern Finland. The peninsula had great strategic value, as coastal artillery based there would be able to reach more than halfway across the Gulf of Finland.

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Located at 59.98 24.43 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Concession territories, Finland–Soviet Union relations, Geography of Uusimaa, History of Finland, Kirkkonummi, Peninsulas of Finland, Russian and Soviet Navy bases

Upinniemi

Upinniemi is a village in the municipality of Kirkkonummi in southern Finland. It is located approximately 12 km south of the municipal centre. Upinniemi is dominated by the naval base, which is one of the largest military installations in Finland. The headquarters of the Gulf of Finland Naval Command is also situated there.

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Located at 60.03 24.36 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Finnish Navy, Kirkkonummi, Villages in Finland

Mäkiluoto

Mäkiluoto is a Finnish island in the Gulf of Finland, just to the south of Porkkala peninsula. It is part of Kirkkonummi municipality. The whole island is an unmanned military installation and access for civilians is heavily restricted. A number of coastal artillery guns are emplaced there.

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Located at 59.92 24.35 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Finnish islands in the Baltic

Tolsa railway station

Tolsa or Tolls is a station (actually only a halt) on the VR commuter rail network located in the town of Kirkkonummi, Finland, between the Jorvas and Kirkkonummi stations. The station has a platform path with an overpass warning signal. The Tolsa station has two tracks, with track one serving trains towards Kirkkonummi and track two towards Helsinki. Trains going to tracks 2 or 3 in Kirkkonummi go via track two.

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Located at 60.12 24.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Kirkkonummi, Railway stations in Uusimaa

Kirkkonummi railway station

Kirkkonummi railway station is a railway station in the municipality of Kirkkonummi, Finland, between Siuntio railway station and Tolsa railway station. Kirkkonummi railway station is served by long-distance trains between Helsinki Central railway station and Turku Central railway station, and by the VR commuter rail lines Y, S, U and L. Track 1 serves trains going to Turku, and local trains S, U and L. Track 2 serves trains coming from Turku, and local trains to Helsinki.

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Located at 60.12 24.44 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Kirkkonummi, Railway stations in Uusimaa