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Touring Lagvag in Finland

Lagvag in the region of Province of Western Finland is a city located in Finland - some 239 mi or ( 385 km ) North of Helsinki , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Lagvag

Time in Lagvag is now 12:19 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: Virrat, Vaasa, Turku, Tampere, and Stenback. Being here already, consider visiting Virrat . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Lagvag ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

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 5 km away
Tags: Battles of the Finnish War, Conflicts in 1808, Military history of Sweden, Nykarleby

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 6 km away
Tags: Former municipalities of Finland, Nykarleby, Populated places disestablished in 1975, Villages in Finland

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 8 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 8 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Ostrobothnia (region), Nykarleby, Religious buildings completed in 1708, Visitor attractions in Ostrobothnia (region), Wooden churches in Finland

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.

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Located at 63.28 22.38 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Battles of the Finnish War, Conflicts in 1808, Vörå