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  Sheep 101 - Sheep Breeds D-F
The origin of the Friesian sheep breeds is the region of Friesland extending along the North Sea coast westward from the Weser River in the northeast of Germany along the north coast of the Netherlands and south to the Schelde (Scheldt) River at the border of the Netherlands and Belgium.
The German East Friesian Milk Sheep is the best known and most important of the Friesian breeds and is the breed known in the scientific literature as the "East Friesian." The East Friesian is considered to be the world's highest producing dairy sheep.
Finnsheep or Finnish Landrace, as they are known in their native country of Finland are considered to be several hundred years old, descending from the Mouflon that live in the wild on Sardinia and Corsica and also said to be related to other Scandinavian short-tailed sheep.
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 East Finnish   (Site not responding. Last check: )
East Finnish culture and language are chiefly vested in the Savonians and the Karelians.
East Finnish culture is generally thought of as closer to the true and original roots of Finnish culture, as the Kalevala.
Migrants of the last half millennium to central and northern Scandinavia and to Ingria were mainly of East Finnish origin, which is why dialects and languages such as Meänkieli and Ingrian are closer to the East Finnish dialects.
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 Finnish language information - Search.com
Finnish is a member of the Finno-Ugric language family and is classified as an agglutinative language.
Finnish is one of two official languages of Finland (the other being Swedish, spoken by a 5% minority) and thus an official language of the European Union.
The Ruija dialect (Ruijan murre) is spoken in Finnmark (Finnish Ruija), in Norway.
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 BBC NEWS | Middle East | Finnish businessmen shot in Iraq
They were part of a delegation visiting the Iraqi capital when they were hit on their way to the Electricity Ministry, a Finnish spokesman said.
Details of the attack on the Finnish businessmen emerged from the Finnish capital, Helsinki.
"I can confirm that two Finnish businessmen were shot and died in Baghdad this morning, but at this moment we have no further details," Rolf Johansson, a spokesman for the foreign ministry, said.
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 UCL SSEES: BA Finnish and East European Studies
The Finnish language is a member of the Finno-Ugric language family, which includes Finnish and Estonian and the more distantly related Hungarian.
Studying Finnish culture and language at SSEES will prepare you for a wide variety of careers in today's and tomorrow's Europe.
Finnish is also available in combination with other languages, such as French, Swedish, Italian, or Russian, as part of the Modern Languages degree (UCAS R000).
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  Finnish language - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Finnish is a member of the Finno-Ugric language family and is typologically an agglutinative language.
Finnish is one of two official languages of Finland (the other being Swedish, spoken by a 6% minority) and thus an official language of the European Union.
The Ruija dialect (Ruijan murre) is spoken in Finnmark (Finnish Ruija), in Norway.
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 Seven Countries Study: Finland   (Site not responding. Last check: )
East Finland departs from the regression line on the high side, that is, it has an even higher rate of coronary heart disease than expected from the overall Seven Countries population correlation between diet, blood cholesterol level and coronary heart disease.
There may be differences, as claimed by Finnish pathologists, in the internal caliber of the middle muscular layer of coronary vessels in the East Finns.
Project director or co-director from the outset of the Finnish surveys of the Seven Countries Study, and independent investigator of questions within and outside the Seven Countries cohorts, Punsar has made substantive contributions to methodology and to new knowledge of the associations of cardiovascular disease with physical activity, hard water, and blood lipids.
www.epi.umn.edu /about/7countries/finland.shtm   (3077 words)

Finnish law is codified and its court system consists of local courts, regional appellate courts, and a Supreme Court.
The Finnish landscape is mostly flat with few hills and its highest point, the Haltitunturi at 1,328 m, is found in the extreme north of Lapland.
There are two official languages in Finland: Finnish, spoken by 93% of the population, and Swedish, mother tongue[?] for 6% of the population.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/fi/Finland.html   (1142 words)

 Finland. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
Finnish culture and language developed during the 18th century, and Russian control proved relatively benign after the Great Wrath.
Brahe encouraged the use of the Finnish language, convincing Charles XI to learn Finnish and beginning the translation of the Bible into Finnish, and promoted the notion of a Greater Finland.
The Finnish army, under General K. Armfelt, defeated by the Russian army at Napue (Isokyrö).
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 FAST-FIN-1 (TRENPP2C) Finnish Institutions Papers
Indeed, Minttu Pietilä, who has studied the Finnish tribal descriptions in her master's thesis, writes that the origin of the stereotypes lies in the differences in the rules of social conduct and communicatio n between the 'tribes'.
In the east, the traditional slash-and-burn method of cultivation was dominant and it remained in use well into the 19th century.
The east Finnish culture developed to be more liberal towards the roles of the sexes and the overall attitude to life (Kotilainen in Siikala 69, 72).
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 Finnish_language information. LANGUAGE SCHOOL EXPLORER
Finnish is a member of the Finno-Ugric language family and is typologically between inflected and agglutinative languages.
Finnish is a member of the Baltic-Finnic group of the Uralic language family — other Uralic languages include the Estonian and Hungarian languages.
Finnish is one of two official languages of Finland (the other being Swedish, spoken by a 5% minority) and thus an official language of the European Union.
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 Finnish Americans
It is bounded by Sweden to the west, Russia to the east, Norway to the north, and the Gulf of Finland to the south.
Finnish immigration is considered to have occurred primarily between 1864 and 1924.
Finnish immigrant children, who spoke their native language in the grade schools of America, were marked as different; Finnish was difficult for English speakers to learn to use, a fact that encouraged American employers to organize teams of "Finnish-only" workers.
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 History of Finland and the Finnish People from ice age to WWII.
From this vast stretch of water, a huge labyrinthine lake separated inside the land mass that was to become the Finnish peninsula and formed the tens of thousands of lakes of present-day Finland, as the earth's crust rose.
The Finnish language is almost always considered to have received words from the Germanics and Slavs, but hardly ever to be the donor.
Soviets) to portray Finnish tribes as something like trespassers, not entitled to any of the natural resources on their ancestral lands, to be moved out of the way, far away.
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 (-- East Friesian Island --) The murder of 'Uthman was blamed by his powerful Meccan relatives on 'Al, who was unable ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The east of the island looks across a nature reserve known as the Wattenmeer, mudflats that are paradise for...
Baltrum is one of 7 East Friesian islands with an unspoiled landscape.
East Friesian barrier islands is not stable, the posi-.
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 HS Foreign 19.9.2000 - Secret lives in the old East Germany
The old East Germany was a favourite travel destination for peace loving Finnish politicians and politically oriented cultural figures in the 1960s and '70s.
The Finnish guests at the Baltic Sea week held in Rostock in 1964 were also carefully documented, with details of their ages, spouses, and drinking habits.
On July 12, 1967 the East German Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported to the head of state, "comrade" Walter Ulbricht that the visit was a holiday visit by Suorttanen, and that he was accompanied by his wife and 15-year old son.
www.ggysi.org /stasi/helsingin/secretlivesintheoldeastgermany.htm   (1934 words)

 directopedia : Directory : Recreation : Birding : Europe : Finland
The Republic of Finland (Finnish: Suomen tasavalta Swedish: Republiken Finland) is a Nordic country in northeastern Europe, bounded by the Baltic Sea to the southwest, the Gulf of Finland to the south and the Gulf of Bothnia to the west.
The Finnish landscape is mostly flat with few hills and its highest point, the Haltitunturi at 1,328 metres (4,357 ft), is found in the extreme north of Lapland.
There are two official languages in Finland: Finnish, spoken by 92% of the population, and Swedish, mother tongue for 5.5% of the population.
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 Wikinfo | Karelians   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The main cultural division among the Finns, that between the East Finnish and West Finnish dialects and culture, define Savonians and (Finnish) Karelians as East Finnish.
A large share of the over 70,000 Finnish war children that were evacuated from Finland, chiefly to Sweden and Denmark, came from Karelian families that had lost their homes due to the Winter War.
The Karelian language is very closely related to the Finnish language, and particularly by Finnish linguists seen as a dialect of Finnish, although the variety spoken in East Karelia is usually seen as a proper language.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Karelians   (633 words)

 Finland and the Finnish related people
The eastern Finnish languages cannot be understood by Finns today as contacts to the east have been more or less cut for eight hundred years of Russian history.
Finnish history and culture that are presented in these pages is set against a background of the other Finno-Ugric people.
Finnish written history is only from the second millennium, but fortunately the Finns have a strong oral tradition going back to the ice ages.
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 Children in East Timor learn Finnish from schoolbooks
Finnish is a neutral language; Portuguese, English and Bahasa Indonesian all relate to the colonial past
Children in East Timor may soon surprise an unsuspecting Finnish traveller with short Finnish greetings and instructions, which they have picked up from their Finnish schoolbook, Opin Itse (I'm Learning).
The original East Timorese language, Tetum, has a fairly primitive grammar and thanks to eight or nine different tribal dialects, even this language does not unite the population.
www.etan.org /et2002c/september/15-21/17childn.htm   (624 words)

 finnish food   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Finnish food is rather exotic and earthy at the same time, with hearty breads and plenty of potatoes.
Finnish bread is delicious and there is endless variety of breads.
Finnish people like their liquor and that is why you will see many drunk people during your visit to Finland.
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 Middle East Online
The Finnish EU presidency also renewed its call for the formation of a Palestinian government of national unity including Hamas and Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas's Fatah faction.
Fatah is attempting to form a government with Hamas in a bid to end the political and financial crises in the Palestinian territories since the election of a government run by Hamas, which is viewed as a terrorist organisation by the West and Israel.
The Middle East also needs "a strong, sovereign, unified and politically independent Lebanon, able to consolidate the fragile peace that has returned and to contain the very real risk of spill over of tension that remains," she told EU lawmakers.
www.middle-east-online.com /english/?id=17392   (495 words)

 Finland Diary
(Overall, Finnish taxes take nearly half the country's gross domestic product, or almost twice the level in the United States.) But money is tight, in part because here as everywhere in Finland, the population is aging, and the cost of the nation's lavish welfare state--much of it borne by localities--keeps rising.
Be the PISA result an indication of high Finnish intelligence average, or merely a consequence of a pro-education mentality, a whole given generation graduating in Finland typically has the ability to read e.g.
Finnish crime solving rates are very high, but that is mostly because reasons already mentioned, victims are often close to the killers, most of crimes are committed under influence of alcohol (so ppl hardly ever even try to cover them up), and perhaps because the professionalism of the police forces.
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 Finnish Christians Protest Governments Anti-Israel Votes at UN   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On Sunday, December 10, the Finnish Branch of the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem spearheaded a march in Finland's capital city of Helsinki to show Christian support for Israel and to protest a series of biased United Nations resolutions condemning Israel passed since the start of the Palestinian uprising in September.
The Finnish Christians called on their government to re-evaluate its recent UN votes in favour of these unbalanced resolutions and to distance itself from the hostile anti-Israel bloc at the UN.
Ulla Jarvilehto, director of the Christian Embassy's Finnish Branch, which co-sponsored the demonstration, appealed to Christians to stand firm with Israel in voicing disapproval with the Finnish government's condemnation of Israel at the UN.
www.worthynews.com /news-features/inside-mid-east-peace-104.html   (441 words)

 Finnish Design in Finland - Official Travel and Tourism Guide
The international appeal of the Finnish approach was underlined in 2004 when the ‘Lehti’ bowl by Marja Jauhiainen was accepted into the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London – an honour she shares with Tapio Wirkkala.
Kalevala Koru is the trademark for jewellery crafted from bronze, silver and gold according to the ancient tradition captured in the Finnish national epic, the Kalevala.
Marimekko Corporation is a Finnish textiles and clothing company established in 1951.
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 uutiset: [31.07.2006] STT
Finnish food group Atria is to cut 35 jobs in Forssa by the end of 2007, the group said in a statement Monday.
The Finnish UN observer killed in an Israeli air strike in Lebanon last Wednesday has yet to be found, it was reported on Monday.
Finnish food manufacturer, Atria group, announced on Monday that it is to cut approximately 35 jobs from its Forssa facility by the end of next year.
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 Finnish people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Finnish linguistic usage and mindset, the Finnish people (Finnish: suomalaiset) are a nation with two languages, Finnish (in Finland circa 92% of the population) and Swedish (in Finland circa 5.5% of the population).
Concentrated along the south-western coast and the coast of Ostrobothnia, the Swedish-speakers are a majority of the population in 42 municipalities of which 23 are bilingual, with Finnish as the minority language (16 of the 19 monoglot Swedish speaking municipalities are located in the autonomous Åland (Ahvenanmaa) region).
Of Finland's 114 cities, 94 are unilingually Finnish speaking, 12 are bilingual with Finnish as the majority language, six are bilingual with Swedish as the majority language and two are unilingually Swedish speaking.
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 Middle East Daily
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The Israeli government has approved a school textbook that for the first time presents the Palestinian denunciation of the creation of Israel in 1948.
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 Finland - Europe Movers. Moving companies Finland. Free quotes by movers.
The Finland-Swedes are concentrated in the coastal areas; and there is a slight cultural difference between the culture of the Ethnic Finns, focused on lakes and woods, and the more outward-oriented coastal culture of the Finland-Swedes.
This difference may be considered as an ethnic division, but the difference is slight and not more pronounced than the difference between East Finnish and West Finnish culture.
According to international treaties and Finnish laws, the regional government for Åland handles some matters which belong to the province authority in Mainland Finland.
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