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  List of cities and towns in Finland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of towns in Finland.
In the year 1977 the juridical difference between cities, towns and municipalities were removed.
For towns founded before the 1960s the list includes the year the town was chartered.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_cities_in_Finland   (127 words)

  
 Finland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Republic of Finland (Finnish: Suomi, Swedish: Finland) is a Nordic country in northeastern Europe, bounded by the Baltic Sea to the southwest, the Gulf of Finland to the southeast and the Gulf of Bothnia to the west, and has land frontiers with Sweden, Norway and Russia and a maritime border with Estonia.
Finland's nearly 700-year association with the Kingdom of Sweden is traditionally connected with the year 1154 and the alleged introduction of Christianity by Sweden's King Erik.
The climate in Southern Finland is a northern temperate climate.
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/f/fi/finland_1.html   (2226 words)

  
 List of cities in Sweden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
This is a list of Cities in Sweden (Swedish: stad, plural städer) that have had a Royal Charter, and the year they are held to have been established or by when they got their Royal Charter.
The list excludes towns with the minor privilege köping (or market town).
It should be noted that towns in the souther Swedish Scanian lands were granted their privileges under the Danish crown, who had somewhat different criterias.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_cities_in_Sweden   (127 words)

  
 F   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
city of fürth (mittelfranken district, bavaria, germany)
city of soriguera (lleida province, catalonia, spain)
city of puigcerdà (girona province, catalonia, spain)
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/keywordf.html   (1514 words)

  
 Finland - Biocrawler definition:Finland - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
During the 18th century, virtually the whole of Finland was twice occupied by Russian forces (1714–1721 and 1742–1743), by the Finns known as the Greater Wrath and the Lesser Wrath.
When the Soviet Union fell in 1991 Finland was surprised and suffered economically, but was free to follow her own course and joined the European Union in 1995, where Finland is an advocate of federalism contrary to the other Nordic countries that are predominantly supportive of confederalism.
Finland's policy of neutrality was moderated further from "active neutrality" to "military non-alignment," with an emphasis on maintaining a competent independent defence.
www.biocrawler.com /biowiki/Finland   (3367 words)

  
 Easy Encyclopedia - Online Encyclopedia. Knowledge is Power
Finland consists of 6 provinces (läänit/län), following a 1997 redesign that reduced their number from 12.
The province authority is part of the central government's executive branch; a system that hasn't changed drastically since its creation in 1634.
The State of Finland is since the late 19th century bilingual.
www.easyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/p/pr/provinces_of_finland.html   (169 words)

  
 Finland - Wikitravel
Finland is in Nordic Europe and has borders with Russia to the East, Norway at the North and Sweden to the West.
Finland was a province and then a grand duchy under Sweden from the 12th to the 19th centuries and an autonomous grand duchy of Russia after 1809.
Finland is officially bilingual in Finnish and Swedish, and almost all towns have alternate Finnish and Swedish names.
wikitravel.org /en/Finland   (4032 words)

  
 Finland
Finland (Finnish Suomi), republic in northern Europe, bounded on the north by Norway, on the east by Russia, on the south by Russia and the Gulf of Finland, on the southwest by the Baltic Sea, and on the west by the Gulf of Bothnia and Sweden.
Finland is a country of some 60,000 lakes, the largest of which are Saimaa, Inari, and Päijänne.
Finland has nearly 1200 species of plants and ferns and some 1000 varieties of lichens.
www.ovayonda.biz /lodging/country/fi.html   (485 words)

  
 Finland - VisitEurope.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Stable and secure Finland, nestled between Sweden and Norway to the west and Russia to the east, has all the attributes of a hot vacation spot.
This scenic southern region of Finland stretches west of Helsinki to the 770-year-old former capital of Turku and east to the spectacular Lakeland region.
And, with daily flights from North America, Finland is as convenient to reach as it is multifaceted.
www.visiteurope.com /finland.html   (229 words)

  
 List of cities in Sweden - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
This is a list of cities and market towns in Sweden, that held their privileges (Stadsprivilegium) by Royal charter or by being established since ancient times.
The cities lost their function as administrative entities in 1971, when they were replaced by the unitary authorities, which became the Municipalities of Sweden.
The cities retains some symbolic tokens of their former liberties such as using a mural crown in their coats of arms.
www.infosearchpoint.com /display/Cities_of_Sweden   (127 words)

  
 Oulu, Finland web design & development firms on The Firm List
This list of web design firms located in Oulu, Finland is not a complete list, rather it is just the firms that have either been submitted or found by the editor.
Listings are geographically organized and should consist only of firms offering web design and/or development services.
If a firm no longer exists, is listed in the wrong location, or if it is not a new media firm, please feel free to email me.
www.firmlist.com /finland/oulu.phtml   (173 words)

  
 List of national capitals : World capital cities
This is a list of national capitals of the world in alphabetical order.
There are also a list of national capitals by country and a list of capitals of subnational entities.
In this list are cities that once where capitals, but now are not any more.
www.fastload.org /wo/World_capital_cities.html   (172 words)

  
 The Seattle Times: Nation & World: Tokyo, Osaka, London top list of costly cities
All cities are compared to New York, which is automatically given a ranking of 100.
South America was home to the least-expensive cities, with Asuncion, Paraguay, the cheapest of all surveyed cities.
Because China pegs its currency to the U.S. dollar, its cities' ratings were also affected by the dollar's depreciation and were lower than the previous year.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/nationworld/2002342596_citycosts21.html   (289 words)

  
 CNN.com - Melbourne, Vancouver top city list - Oct. 4, 2002
Melbourne and Vancouver are the best cities in the world for expatriates to live in, according to a survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit.
The Japanese cities of Osaka and Tokyo were the highest rated in Asia in equal 21st spot.
The Pakistani port city of Karachi received the second highest hardship rating of 74, the Indian cities of New Delhi and Mumbai scored 62 and 57 respectively, while the Indonesian capital Jakarta polled a high 56 coming in 119th place.
archives.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/europe/10/04/world.cities   (552 words)

  
 City Mayors: Quality of city life
City Mayors reports on topical urban issues and publishes ideas, research and proposals by mayors, governments and NGOs as well as contributions by the private sector.
City Mayors questions those who govern the world’s cities and invites comment by men and women who contribute to urban society and environment.
The world’s least secure city is Baghdad (Iraq), with a score of 5 due to ongoing civil unrest and threats of attack in the city.
www.citymayors.com /features/quality_survey.html   (1723 words)

  
 (I) Overview of State-Sponsored Terrorism
International terrorists should know, before they contemplate a crime, that they cannot hunker down in safehaven for a period of time and be absolved of their crimes.
The United States is firmly committed to removing countries from the list once they have taken necessary steps to end their link to terrorism.
Libya played a high-profile role in negotiating the release of a group of foreign hostages seized in the Philippines by the Abu Sayyaf Group, reportedly in exchange for a ransom payment.
www.state.gov /s/ct/rls/pgtrpt/2000/2441.htm   (3143 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Finland (Lonely Planet Country Guide S.): Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Finland is a dynamic vibrant and varied place and has a lot more to offer than this guide would suggest!
I think the book is great, I have lived in Finland for over a year now with my Finnish Hubbie, and we both have discovered new things from the book.
Finland is an interesting country that can be a great treat to explore.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/1740590767   (910 words)

  
 UNESCO World Heritage Centre - World Heritage List
City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto (1994, 1996)
The Committee decided to extend the existing cultural property, the Temple of Ggantija, to include the five prehistoric temples situated on the islands of Malta and Gozo and to rename the property as "The Megalithic Temples of Malta".
Extension of the "Churches of the Kingdom of the Asturias", to include monuments in the city of Oviedo.
whc.unesco.org /pg.cfm?cid=31   (2428 words)

  
 Paul Goldschmidt's Dictionary of Period Russian Names - List of Cities
There are reasons for this, as Tikhomirov (1956: 12) explains: "The mist enveloping the history of 8th century Rus because of the total absence of written sources, lifts in the 9th and 10th centuries when the testimony of the chronicles comes to our aid.
Particularly recently, the difference between the Russian spellings of cities in the non-Russian areas of the former USSR/Russian Empire and the spellings used by the indigenous inhabitants have become a hotly contested issue.
Ivan-gorod -- "Ivan City." This was a fortified port on Gulf of Finland that was built in 1492.
www.sca.org /heraldry/paul/zcities.html   (2861 words)

  
 Zoroastrian Sacred Sites, Iran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Fire temples were built in villages and cities, and at remote places in the high mountains sacred rocks, caves and holy springs were venerated.
The mountainous region of central Iran around the city of Yazd became a stronghold of Zoroastrianism and today remains the only significant area where shrine pilgrimage is still practiced according to the ancient traditions.
Pir-e Banoo is the furthest pilgrimage place to Yazd and is located in one the several valleys inhabited by local farmers, shepherds and hunters.
www.sacredsites.com /middle_east/iran/zoroastrian.htm   (3840 words)

  
 Helsingin Sanomat - International Edition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
About 300 jobs are to go in Finland, and more than 200 of these will be at the Tornio plant, which has been promoted as the most efficient in the world.
The outbreak of rioting in French cities in recent weeks has led to reflection in France and other European countries on the sense of alienation felt by young immigrants.
Experts are busy pondering which of the various strategies for integrating foreign residents into mainstream society are the best, now that the shortcomings of the French policy of maximum assimilation have been starkly revealed.
www.helsinginsanomat.fi /english   (436 words)

  
 Cyndi's List - Finland / Suomi
Mailing lists are interactive e-mail forums that are free for you to subscribe to and participate in.
A discussion list where people who are interested in Finnish genealogy or genealogy related to Finland may communicate, requesting and sharing information, sources, and techniques, not only about our own family research but also about broader matters that possibly affect genealogical research concerning Finland.
A list of surname societies from The Genealogical Society of Finland.
www.cyndislist.com /finland.htm   (1625 words)

  
 Tokyo tops list of world's costliest cities - International Business - MSNBC.com
The city defended its top spot on the list of world's costliest cities.
All cities are compared to New York, which is automatically given a ranking of 100, Tokyo in comparison scored 135.
Because China pegs its currency to the U.S. dollar its cities ratings were also affected by the dollar's depreciation and were lower in the rankings than the previous year.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/8293512   (424 words)

  
 Finland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Republic of Finland (Finnish: Suomen tasavalta, Swedish: Republiken Finland) is a Nordic country in northeastern Europe, bordered by the Baltic Sea to the southwest, the Gulf of Finland to the south and the Gulf of Bothnia to the west.
Today, Finland has 6 administrative provinces (lääni, pl.
The municipalities co-operate in 20 regions of Finland.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/F/Finland.htm   (3319 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Lonely Planet Finland (3rd ed): Books: Markus Lehtipuu,Jennifer Brewer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Because Finland is a young and sparsely-populated country, it turns out that there aren't a lot of castles or museums or cathedrals to see, and those that are there are not as impressive (generally) as their counterparts in Sweden.
It is a fantastic way to view the city and made the purchase cost of the book well worthwhile.
The only part that I didn't like was that it didn't touch too much on the smaller cities of Finland, but in general, it's a good buy.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0864426496?v=glance   (1294 words)

  
 [A-List] Finland: business as usual   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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Centre party narrowly wins election in Finland By Christopher Brown-Humes in Helsinki Financial Times: March 17 2003 The opposition Centre party on Sunday night won Finland's general election, narrowly beating the Social Democratic party of Paavo Lipponen, prime minister since 1995.
The results showed sharp divisions with the Social Democrats doing well in Finland's big cities, while facing disenchantment from voters in rural areas who do not feel they have benefited sufficiently from wealth generated by companies such as Nokia, the world's biggest maker of mobile phones.
lists.econ.utah.edu /pipermail/a-list/2003-March/024417.html   (473 words)

  
 CoolWebCams - Live webcam images from Finland!
The World Webcam Monitor Ultimate List of Lists of Webcams - also a link to my page.
This is cool, but if you have a very slow connection, then please see the list of all cams instead.
Finland is a great country to spend a holiday in, but unfortunately a huge number of people planning a holiday to Finland just somehow end up on my page.
www.geocities.com /coolwebcams   (742 words)

  
 NR's List of the 100 Best Non-Fiction Books of the Century
Earlier this year, Random House announced that it would release a list of the 100 best non-fiction books of the century.
But-certainly beyond, say, the first 40 books-the fact of the books' presence on the list is far more important than their rankings.
We offer a comment from a panelist after many of the books; but the panel overall, not the individual quoted, is responsible for the ranking.
www.nationalreview.com /100best/100_books.html   (1592 words)

  
 WirelessCommunities - Personal Telco Wiki
WirelessCommunities are popping up all over the world, here we maintain a list of all of the communities we've managed to find all over the world.
Note: This is a list of community wireless groups who are building free and open networks.
If you are a commerical provider we wish you the best of luck but this is not the list for you.
wiki.personaltelco.net /index.cgi/WirelessCommunities   (123 words)

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