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Kalax Destination Guide

Discover Kalax in Finland

Kalax in the region of Province of Western Finland is a town located in Finland - some 231 mi or ( 371 km ) North-West of Helsinki , the country's capital .

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Local time in Kalax is now 11:08 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: Tallinn, Vörå, Vaasa, Tuckur, and Teugmo. When in this area, you might want to check out Tallinn . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Kalax ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Oravais

The Battle of Oravais is sometimes regarded as the turning point of the Finnish War: the last chance for Sweden to turn the war to her advantage. It was the bloodiest battle of the conflict, which some historians attribute to the exhaustion, resignation and desperation of the Swedish army: it was losing the war.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 63.28 22.38 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Battles of the Finnish War, Conflicts in 1808, Vörå

Maxmo

Maxmo is a former municipality of Finland. It was located in the province of Western Finland and was part of the Ostrobothnia region. The municipality was consolidated with Vörå to form the new municipality of Vörå-Maxmo in 2007. The former municipality had a population of 1,037 (2003) and covered an area of 148.06 km² of which one fourth was land. The population density was 7.0 inhabitants per km². The majority were speakers of Swedish (90%) and the minority speakers of Finnish (8%).

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Located at 63.21 22.06 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Municipalities of Ostrobothnia Region