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Saarukka Destination Guide

Touring Saarukka in Finland

Saarukka in the region of Province of Western Finland is located in Finland - some 249 mi or ( 401 km ) North of Helsinki , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Saarukka

Time in Saarukka is now 01:09 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Helsinki " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Ylivieska, Viitavesi, Turku, Tampere, and Seinäjoki. Being here already, consider visiting Ylivieska . Check out our recomendations for Saarukka ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location


Nedervetil is a former municipality in Ostrobothnia, Finland. It is now part of Kronoby municipality. It has given its Finnish name to Alaveteli, open source software to help in Freedom of Information enquiries, because Anders Chydenius (1729–1803), an early proponent of freedom of the press, lived and worked as a curate in this area for some years.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 63.70 23.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Municipalities of Ostrobothnia Region


Kälviä is a former municipality of Finland. Kälviä was consolidated with the city of Kokkola on 2009-01-01. It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Ostrobothnia region. The former municipality had a population of 4,475 (2003) and covered an area of 682.36 km² (263.46 mi²) of which 14.68 km² (5.67 mi²) was water. The population density was 6.6 inhabitants per square kilometer (17.1/mi²). The former municipality was unilingually Finnish.

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Located at 63.86 23.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Former municipalities of Finland, Kokkola, Populated places disestablished in 2009

Kaustinen Folk Music Festival

Kaustinen Folk Music Festival, celebrated yearly in July in Kaustinen, Finland, is the biggest folk music and dance festival in the Nordic countries. It was first celebrated in 1968. In its first year, the festival expected 6,000 visitors. The number was over three times the estimate, though. Nowadays the festival lasts nine days and is visited by over 100,000 people. There are over 3,000 performers from Finland and other countries every year.

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Located at 63.55 23.69 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Folk festivals, Kaustinen, Music festivals in Finland, Recurring events established in 1968, Visitor attractions in Central Ostrobothnia