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Discover Apalahti in Finland

Apalahti in the region of Province of Western Finland is a town located in Finland - some 253 mi or ( 407 km ) North of Helsinki , the country's capital .

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Local time in Apalahti is now 02:37 AM (Sunday) . 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: Ylivieska, Vitick, Viitavesi, Turku, and Tampere. When in this area, you might want to check out Ylivieska . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Apalahti ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location


Nedervetil is a former municipality in Ostrobothnia, Finland. It is now part of Kronoby municipality. It has given its Finnish name to Alaveteli, open source software to help in Freedom of Information enquiries, because Anders Chydenius (1729–1803), an early proponent of freedom of the press, lived and worked as a curate in this area for some years.

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Located at 63.70 23.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Municipalities of Ostrobothnia Region


The Saka were a Scythian tribe or group of tribes of Iranian origin. Greek and Latin texts suggest that the term Scythians referred to Iranic tribes from the much more extensive region of Scythia, which included parts of Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

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Located at 63.76 23.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Ancient India, Ancient Iranian peoples, Ancient history of Afghanistan, History of Iran, History of Kazakhstan, History of Kyrgyzstan, History of Pakistan, History of Uzbekistan, Iranian nomads, Iranian people, Kokkola, Nomadic groups in Eurasia, Scythians


Kälviä is a former municipality of Finland. Kälviä was consolidated with the city of Kokkola on 2009-01-01. It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Ostrobothnia region. The former municipality had a population of 4,475 (2003) and covered an area of 682.36 km² (263.46 mi²) of which 14.68 km² (5.67 mi²) was water. The population density was 6.6 inhabitants per square kilometer (17.1/mi²). The former municipality was unilingually Finnish.

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Located at 63.86 23.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Former municipalities of Finland, Kokkola, Populated places disestablished in 2009


Perhonjoki is a river of Finland in Central Ostrobothnia region. It flows for 114 kilometres into the Gulf of Bothnia.

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Located at 63.88 23.15 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Baltic Sea NE basins, Rivers of Finland