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Kalaniemi Destination Guide

Touring Kalaniemi in Finland

Kalaniemi in the region of Province of Western Finland is a city located in Finland - some 189 mi or ( 304 km ) North of Helsinki , the country's capital city .

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Time in Kalaniemi is now 04:09 PM (Friday) . 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: Tallinn, Tampere, Saarijärvi, Rannankyla, and Pyyrinlahti. Being here already, consider visiting Tallinn . Check out our recomendations for Kalaniemi ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location


Vespuoli is a district in Jyväskylä, Finland. It is a part of Korpilahti, a municipality consolidated to Jyväskylä. It is located 35 kilometres from Jyväskylä city centre on the Eastern shores of lake Päijänne. The area is connected to Jyväskylä by a huge Kärkistensalmi bridge acrossing the lake Päijänne. The villages of Putkilahti and Oittila are located in Vespuoli. There were 532 permanent inhabitants and 797 summer cottages in Vespuoli as of 2009.

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Located at 62.88 25.72 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Neighbourhoods of Jyväskylä

Konginkangas bus disaster

The Konginkangas bus disaster was a major traffic accident on March 19, 2004, outside the Konginkangas village in Äänekoski, Finland. At 02:08 local time a bus transporting 38 passengers, most of them youths, to the Rukatunturi skiing center for an alpine skiing vacation crashed into a full-trailer truck carrying heavy paper rolls weighing about 61.5 tonnes total.

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Located at 62.78 25.78 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: 2004 in Finland, 2004 road accidents, Bus accidents in Finland, Road accidents in Finland, Äänekoski

Lake Keitele

Keitele is a lake located in central Finland. With the area of 493.59 km² it is the 9th largest lake in the country. The lake is divided into three regions, Ylä-, Keski-, and Ala-Keitele, of which Keski-Keitele is the largest. Water in the lake is clear and in an excellent condition. The towns of Äänekoski and Viitasaari are located on the shores of Keitele. A leading figure in modern Finnish painting, Akseli Gallen-Kallela first worked at Lake Keitele, in summer 1904.

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Located at 62.93 26.03 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Kymi basin, Lakes of Finland


Sumiainen is a former municipality of Finland. It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region. The municipality had a population of 1,293 (2003) and covered an area of 307.93 km² of which 77.34 km² is water. The population density was 5.6 inhabitants per km². Sumiainen consolidated to Äänekoski together with Suolahti in 2007. The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

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Located at 62.66 26.05 (Lat./Long.); Less than 26 km away
Tags: Former municipalities of Finland, Populated places disestablished in 2007, Äänekoski