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Explore Jungar in Finland

Jungar in the region of Province of Western Finland is a town in Finland - some 234 mi or ( 376 km ) North of Helsinki , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Jungar is now 07:36 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Helsinki " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tallinn, Virrat, Vaasa, Tampere, and Stenbacka. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tallinn . Where to go and what to see in Jungar ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Jeppo (village)

Jeppo is a former municipality of Finland, now a village of Nykarleby. The population is about 1,100; 82% of whom are Swedish-speaking. KWH Mirka has a factory here that produces coated and non-woven abrasives. The village is twinned with the Emmaboda Municipality, Sweden.

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Located at 63.40 22.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Former municipalities of Finland, Nykarleby, Populated places disestablished in 1975, Villages in Finland

Battle of Jutas

The Battle of Jutas was fought on September 13, 1808 between Swedish and Russian troops south of Nykarleby in Ostrobothnia, Finland. Before the battle the Swedish army was in retreat after the campaign of the previous summer. The main Swedish force was retreating from Vaasa to Nykarleby. The Russians sent a force to cut off the Swedish retreat. In response the Swedes sent a force under Georg Carl von Döbeln to intercept them.

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Located at 63.50 22.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Battles of the Finnish War, Conflicts in 1808, Military history of Sweden, Nykarleby

Battle of Nykarleby

The Battle of Nykarleby was fought between Sweden and Russia during the Finnish War 1808–1809. When Carl Johan Adlercreutz continued his summer offensive, he saw an excellent opportunity to encircle the Russian main army at the town of Nykarleby. The Swedish offensive began on Midsummer's Eve, but the Russian forces had already evacuated the city and pulled back to Vaasa, where another Swedish force, commanded by Johan Bergenstråhle were landing.

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Located at 63.52 22.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Battles of the Finnish War, Nykarleby

St. Birgitta's Church

St. Birgitta's Church is a wooden church in the city of Nykarleby, Ostrobothnia, Finland. It was built in 1708. Nowadays it is one of the biggest attractions in the city. The ceiling paintings in the church were designed by Daniel Hjulström and Johan Alm and date back to the 18th century.

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Located at 63.52 22.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Ostrobothnia (region), Nykarleby, Religious buildings completed in 1708, Visitor attractions in Ostrobothnia (region), Wooden churches in Finland

Thunderbird (roller coaster)

Thunderbird is the name of the northernmost wooden roller coaster in the world, located at PowerPark in Alahärmä, Western Finland. The two Millennium Flyer trains operating it were manufactured by Great Coasters International (GCI). Thunderbird was the first wooden roller coaster in Europe to be built by GCI. Approximately 1,000 cubic meters of wood, 750,000 bolts and 1.8 million nails were used for Thunderbird's construction. President of GCI, Clair Hain, Jr.

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Located at 63.23 22.86 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Kauhava, Roller coasters in Finland, Roller coasters introduced in 2006