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Ketarsalmi Destination Guide

Delve into Ketarsalmi in Finland

Ketarsalmi in the region of Province of Western Finland is a city in Finland - some 116 mi or ( 186 km ) West of Helsinki , the country's capital .

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Current time in Ketarsalmi is now 12:18 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Helsinki " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Riga, Tallinn, Vihtijarvi, Velkua, and Vehmaa. While being here, make sure to check out Riga . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Ketarsalmi ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Velkua

Velkua is a former municipality of Finland. It was, together with Merimasku and Rymättylä, consolidated with the town of Naantali 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 245 (2005-12-31) and covered an area of 30.07 km² (excluding sea) of which 0.13 km² is inland water. The population density was 8,1 inhabitants per km². The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 60.47 21.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Finnish islands in the Baltic, Former municipalities of Finland, Naantali, Populated places disestablished in 2009

Askainen

Askainen is a former municipality of Finland. Together with Lemu, it was consolidated with Masku on January 1, 2009. It is located in southwestern part of the country in the Varsinais-Suomi region. The municipality had a population of 938 (2004-12-31) and covered an area of 61.52 km² (excluding sea) of which 0.26 km² is inland water. The population density was 15.31 inhabitants per km². The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

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Located at 60.57 21.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Former municipalities of Finland, Populated places disestablished in 2009

Helsinki village landing

The Helsinki village landing was fought during the Finnish War, between Sweden and Russia 26–28 September 1808 a part of the battles’ of Turku archipelago. Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden planned a large landing operation, over 8000 strong. Due to the difficult sea weather conditions, the task force under colonel Anders Fredrik Skjöldebrad was forced to return as broken and damaged back to Sweden.

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Located at 60.61 21.44 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: 1808 in Finland, Battles involving Russia, Battles involving Sweden, Battles of the Finnish War, Conflicts in 1808

Battle of Palva Sund

The Battle of Palva Sund was fought between Sweden and Russia during the Finnish War 1808–09.

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Located at 60.45 21.66 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: 1808 in Finland, Battles involving Russia, Battles involving Sweden, Battles of the Finnish War