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Discover Porvoo in Finland

Porvoo in the region of Province of Southern Finland with its 47,192 habitants is a town located in Finland - some 29 mi or ( 47 km ) North-East of Helsinki , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Porvoo

Local time in Porvoo is now 04:56 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Helsinki " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Riga, Pskov, Tartu, Tallinn, and Vanhamoisio. When in this area, you might want to check out Riga . We found 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 Porvoo ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Bujingai Swordmaster - First Hour part 6

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Bujingai Swordmaster - First Hour part 2

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PORVOO / Unelmat on tehty asuttaviksi

1:31 min by PorvooKaupunki
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Tervetuloa unelmien kotikaupunkiin www.porvoo.fi/unelmat www.borga.fi/drommar Porvoo on 50 000 asukkaan kaupunki, joka kuulostaa melkein liian hyvältä ollakseen totta. Lähellä ovat niin kaunis luonto ..

Porvoo Finland tourism: Porvoo matkailu - summer of Porvoo on Baltic Sea travel video

2:51 min by santatelevision
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Santatelevision: Porvoo Finland tourism: Porvoo matkailu - summer of Porvoo on Baltic Sea travel video - Porvoon matkailu - Finnish archipelago - Porvoon rantamakasiinit ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Porvoo Cathedral

Porvoo cathedral is a cathedral in Porvoo, Finland. It was built in the 15th century, although the oldest parts date from the 13th century. It is used by the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland and is the seat of the Diocese of Borgå, Finland's Swedish-speaking diocese. The cathedral is also used for services by the Porvoo Finnish-speaking parish, which is administratively part of the Diocese of Helsinki.

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Located at 60.40 25.66 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 15th-century architecture, Buildings and structures in Uusimaa, Cathedrals in Finland, Gothic architecture in Finland, Lutheran cathedrals, Places of worship destroyed by arson, Porvoo, Visitor attractions in Uusimaa

Diet of Porvoo

The Diet of Porvoo (Finnish Porvoon maapäivät, or unhistorically Porvoon valtiopäivät; Swedish Borgå landtdag), was the summoned legislative assembly to establish the Grand Principality of Finland in 1809 and the heir of the powers of the Swedish Riksdag of the Estates. The session of the Diet lasted from January to July 1809.

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Located at 60.40 25.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1809 in Finland, Finnish War, Grand Duchy of Finland, Historical legislatures, History of Finland, Parliament of Finland, Porvoo

Porvoonjoki

Porvoonjoki (Porvoo River, Borgå å in Swedish) is a small river in Finland. The Mediaeval town of Porvoo is situated in the river delta.

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Located at 60.38 25.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Baltic Sea NE basins, Rivers of Finland

Kråkö

Kråkö is a small island in Porvoo (Borgå in Swedish) in Finland. There is a primary school for Swedish-speaking children on the island and a voluntary fire station. There used to be a few shops and a cafeteria. However these closed down in the late 1990s. There is a museum of boatbuilding, reflecting the islanders' main industry during the 19th and 20th centuries. The population was, until recent times, almost unilingually Swedish-speaking.

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Located at 60.35 25.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Finnish islands in the Baltic

Ylike

Ylike is a small village 10 miles outside of Porvoo city in Finland.

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Located at 60.38 25.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Porvoo, Villages in Finland

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Porvoo