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Touring Askala in Finland

Askala in the region of Province of Western Finland is a city located in Finland - some 79 mi or ( 128 km ) West of Helsinki , the country's capital city .

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Time in Askala is now 02:38 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Helsinki " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Riga, Jelgava, Tallinn, Ylöjärvi, and Tuuvala. Being here already, consider visiting Riga . Check out our recomendations for Askala ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Paimio Sanatorium

Paimio Sanatorium is a former tuberculosis sanatorium in Paimio, Finland Proper, designed by Finnish architect Alvar Aalto. The building was completed in 1932, and soon after received critical acclaim both in Finland and abroad. The building served exclusively as a tuberculosis sanatorium until the early 1960s, when it was converted into a general hospital. Today the building is part of the Turku University Hospital. The sanatorium was nominated to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Located at 60.47 22.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Alvar Aalto buildings, Buildings and structures completed in 1932, Buildings and structures in Finland Proper, Hospitals established in 1932, Hospitals in Finland, Modernist architecture in Finland, Paimio, Tuberculosis sanatoria

Varsinais-Suomi

Varsinais-Suomi (sometimes referred to as Southwest Finland; Finnish: Varsinais-Suomi, Swedish: Egentliga Finland) is the region in south-western Finland that borders the regions of Satakunta, Tavastia Proper, Åland and Uusimaa. Its capital and biggest city is Turku with 177,000 inhabitants, which was also the capital of Finland from its establishment around the 13th century until 1812.

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Located at 60.50 22.75 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Finland Proper, Regions of Finland, Western Finland

Kevola Observatory

The Kevola Observatory is located in Kevola in Paimio in South-Western Finland, some 35 km east from the city of Turku. The observatory is currently owned by Turun Ursa ry, a local astronomical association operating in Turku area. The buildings of the observatory include an observatory dome, a zenith observatory, and a house for recording observations. Kevola Observatory is listed in the IAU list of observatory codes with code 64.

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Located at 60.42 22.76 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Astronomical observatories in Finland, Buildings and structures in Finland Proper, Paimio

Piikkiö

Piikkiö, is a former municipality of Finland. Piikkiö was consolidated with Kaarina on January 1, 2009. It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Finland Proper region. The municipality had a population of 6,836 (2004-12-31) and covered an area of 90.35 km² (excluding sea) of which 0.07 km² is inland water. The population density was 75.72 inhabitants per km². The municipality was almost unilingually Finnish.

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Located at 60.42 22.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Former municipalities of Finland, Kaarina, Populated places disestablished in 2009

Karinainen

Karinainen is a former municipality of Finland. It was merged to Pöytyä in the beginning of 2005. It was located in the province of Western Finland and was part of the Finland Proper region. The municipality had a population of 2,457 (2004) and covered an area of 92.41 km² of which 0.09 km² was water. The population density was 26.73 inhabitants per km². The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

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Located at 60.67 22.77 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Former municipalities of Finland, Populated places disestablished in 2005