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Maakanen Destination Guide

Touring Maakanen in Finland

Maakanen in the region of Province of Western Finland is a city located in Finland - some 135 mi or ( 217 km ) North of Helsinki , the country's capital city .

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Time in Maakanen is now 02:39 AM (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, Ylöjärvi, Vilppula, Väärinmaja, and Turku. Being here already, consider visiting Tallinn . Check out our recomendations for Maakanen ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location


Kolho is a village in the city-municipality of Mänttä-Vilppula in Finland. During the Finnish Civil War, in winter 1918, the Finnish air force used Kolho as a base. Kolho has influenced some of the most famous Finnish artists ranging from Eero Järnefelt, Akseli Gallen-Kallela to Pentti Saarikoski and also was the site of the worst church boat accident in Finnish history. Kolho played a big role in the rise of the Finnish paper industry together with the neighbouring Mänttä community.

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Located at 62.13 24.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Mänttä-Vilppula, Villages in Finland


Vilppula is a former municipality of Finland. Neighbouring Mänttä was merged into it on 1 January 2009 to form the municipality of Mänttä-Vilppula. It was located in the province of Western Finland and was part of the Pirkanmaa region. The municipality had a population of 5,457 in 2005 and covered an area of 571.26 km² of which 99.90 km² was water. The population density was 10.5 inhabitants per km².

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Located at 62.02 24.51 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Former municipalities of Finland, Mänttä-Vilppula, Populated places disestablished in 2009


Keurusselkä is a lake in Central Finland between the towns of Keuruu to the north and Mänttä to the south. It covers an area of 117.3 km . Its average depth is 6.4 m with a maximum depth of 40 m . The surface lies at 105.4 m above sea level. The lake is 27 km long and is a part of the Kokemäenjoki water system. Keurusselkä gained international publicity in 2004 when a pair of amateur geologists uncovered an ancient impact crater on the western shore of the lake.

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Located at 62.13 24.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Impact craters of Finland, Kokemäenjoki basin, Lakes of Finland, Magnetic anomalies, Proterozoic impact craters

Haapamäki railway station

Haapamäki railway station (abbrev. Hpk, Finnish: Haapamäen rautatieasema) is a junction station in the village of Haapamäki, in Keuruu, Finland. Construction on the railway line from Tampere to Seinäjoki via Haapamäki was finished in 1882. When the railway line to Jyväskylä was built, Haapamäki became a junction station. The fourth line to branch off from Haapamäki was the Pori line, which was built in the 1930s.

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Located at 62.25 24.46 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Central Finland, Keuruu, Railway stations designed by Bruno Granholm, Railway stations in Finland


Haapamäki is a village in the municipality of Keuruu, Finland. It is historically an important meeting point of major railway lines, which converge at Haapamäki railway station.

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Located at 62.25 24.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Keuruu, Villages in Finland