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Halsniemi Destination Guide

Discover Halsniemi in Finland

Halsniemi in the region of Province of Western Finland is a town located in Finland - some 79 mi or ( 127 km ) West of Helsinki , the country's capital .

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Local time in Halsniemi is now 07:58 PM (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, Jelgava, Tallinn, Viksgard, and Vastankarr. When in this area, you might want to check out Riga . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Halsniemi ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Karuna Church

The Karuna church is a stone church located in Karuna Sauvo, Finland Proper, Finland. It was designed by Finnish church architect Josef Stenbäck and built in 1908–1910. The style of the building reflects National Romantic style with Jugendstil features. The bell tower is located in the southeast corner of the structure the bells of which were made in 1689. The church has the capacity to seat 480 people. The altar paintings were created by Ilmari Launis.

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Located at 60.27 22.54 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Finland Proper, Churches in Finland, Josef Stenbäck buildings, Lutheran congregations established in the 20th century, National Romantic architecture in Finland, Religious buildings completed in 1910, Sauvo

Karuna, Finland

Karuna, in the region Finland Proper located in the province Southern Finland, was a municipality in Finland until 1969 when it merged into the municipality of Sauvo. Part of the former municipality, namely, the village of Sandö was merged into the municipality of Kimito. In 1963, in Karuna was 1,213 inhabitants. About 700 people inhabit the area currently.

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Located at 60.27 22.54 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Former municipalities of Finland, Populated places disestablished in 1969, Sauvo

Battle of Sandöström

The Battle of Sandöström was fought between Sweden and Russia during the Finnish War 1808-09.

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Located at 60.21 22.51 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Battles of the Finnish War

Kimito

Kimito is a former municipality of Finland. On January 1, 2009, it was consolidated with Dragsfjärd and Västanfjärd to form the new municipality of Kimitoön. Prior to the consolidation, it was one of the four municipalities located on Kimito island, the other three being Västanfjärd, Dragsfjärd and Halikko. It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Finland Proper region.

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Located at 60.16 22.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Former municipalities of Finland, Kimitoön, Populated places disestablished in 2009

Kimitoön (island)

Kimitoön is the largest coastal island of Finland with the area of 524 square kilometres . It is situated in the Finland Proper region in Western Finland province. The island has a population of 7,500 divided between the two municipalities: Kimitoön and Salo of which Salo is mostly located on the mainland. The island is bilingual, the majority speaks Swedish.

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Located at 60.16 22.71 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Finnish islands in the Baltic, Geography of Finland Proper, Kimitoön