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Palkkinen Destination Guide

Delve into Palkkinen in Finland

Palkkinen in the region of Province of Western Finland is located in Finland - some 122 mi or ( 196 km ) West of Helsinki , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Palkkinen

Local time in Palkkinen is now 04:32 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Helsinki " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Riga, Tallinn, Vehmaa, Uusikaupunki, and Ulvila. While being here, you might want to check out Riga . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Palkkinen ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Kustavi views July 2010

2:45 min by ristosan
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Finally rain was approaching and we could admire the dark skies behind the islands coloured with orange sun sinking down in the northwest. Well the rain passed us, again. Finally last night we had the ..

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Interesting facts about this location

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 60.61 21.44 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: 1808 in Finland, Battles involving Russia, Battles involving Sweden, Battles of the Finnish War, Conflicts in 1808

Valmet Automotive

Valmet Automotive (former Saab-Valmet) is a Finnish car maker. The majority of company is owned by Metso. Valmet Automotive is a contract manufacturer of specialty automobiles.

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Located at 60.81 21.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Automotive companies of Finland, Companies established in 1968, Motor vehicle manufacturers of Finland, Plug-in hybrid vehicle manufacturers, Sports car manufacturers, Uusikaupunki

Pohitullin palloiluhalli

Pohitullin palloiluhalli is an indoor basketball sporting arena that is located in Uusikaupunki. It is currently home to the Korihait Finnish professional basketball team, which competes in the Korisliiga. It has also been the homecourt of Finland national basketball team for a couple of times. The arena was opened in the year 1981 and has a seating capacity of 1,507 people. Record attendance is 2,500.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 60.80 21.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Finland Proper, Indoor arenas in Finland

Kalanti

Kalanti (Swedish: Kaland, also known as Uusikirkko during 1915–1936) is a former municipality in Finland Proper region, Finland. Kalanti is first mentioned in historical sources 1332. It was merged with Uusikaupunki in 1993.

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Located at 60.82 21.56 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Former municipalities of Finland, Populated places disestablished in 1993, Uusikaupunki

Battle of Grönvikssund

The Battle of Grönvikssund was fought between Sweden and Russia during the Finnish War 1808-09.

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Located at 60.50 21.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Battles of the Finnish War