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  Alavus . Finnish language . Western Finland . Finland . Southern Ostrobothnia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It is located in the provinces of Finland province of Western Finland and is part of the Southern Ostrobothnia regions of Finland region.
Main article: Demographics of Finland There are two official languages in Finland: Finnish language Finnish, spoken by 92 of the population, and Finland-Swedish Swedish, mother tongue for 5.5 of the population.
Southern Ostrobothnia is a Regions of Finland region maakunta landskap of Finland.
www.uk.fraquisanto.net /Alavus   (311 words)

 Western Finland
It borders to the provinces of Oulu, Eastern Finland and Southern Finland.
In the 1997 redesign that reduced their number of provinces from 12 to 6 the Turku ja Pori province, Vaasa province, Central-Finland province and the northern parts of Häme province formed the new province of Western Finland.
The coat of arms of Western Finland is composed of the arms of Finland Proper, Satakunda and Ostrobothnia.
www.starrepublic.org /encyclopedia/wikipedia/w/we/western_finland.html   (195 words)

 Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Today South Ostrobothnia is more than that; the region is known for rock, tango and opera festivals, great sport events and tourism.
The Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia is joint municipal authority formed and principally funded by the 27 member municipalities.
In EU structural policy Järviseutu, Kuusiokunnat, Southern Seinäjoki and Southern South Ostrobothnia subregions are included in the Objective 2 area.
www.epliitto.fi /eng/index_e.htm   (500 words)

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Of the two southern Ostrobothnian health-care districts, Vaasa and Seinajoki, the incidence and prevalence of MS were especially high in the latter.
Southern Ostrobothnia can be divided into three distinct regions with respect to its historical settlement: Vaasa, Seinajoki-south, and Seinajoki-north.
The historical settlement pattern of the southern Ostrobothnia indicates that its population is quite heterogeneous.
www.mult-sclerosis.org /news/Jun2004/MedlineMultipleSclerosisinWesternFinland.html   (310 words)

 FMI - News
The mean temperature for the whole year was about half a degree higher than the average in southern and eastern parts of the country and about one degree higher than the average in Ostrobothnia and in Lapland.
The hot weather of early May in southern and central Finland, and the spell of ten hot days in Lapland in July, were both exceptional cases.
Northern Ostrobothnia was hit around the 10th, Southwestern Finland on the 23rd, and Southern Ostrobothnia on the 30th of December.
www.fmi.fi /news?Tulostus=1&Id=1111661315.html   (1046 words)

 The Baltic Finns: Finland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Swedish population of Finland is almost exclusively confined to the Åland Islands, to Finland Proper, Nyland, and Southern Ostrobothnia, being concentrated in two non-contiguous coastal areas.
The southern Ostrobothnians speak a dialect which is transitional between Tavastian and Kvaenish, the latter being their earlier speech.
The cephalic index means of the Finns vary from 79.3 in Finland proper, which is the same as that of the southern enclave of Swedish speakers, to 82.2 in Finnish Carelia, and 82.6 in northern Ostrobothnia.
www.cograce.org /literature/racesofeurope/chapter-IX11.htm   (1462 words)

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Southern Finland is the most intensive region in Finland in terms of all industrial activities, measured by e.g.
Southern Finland accounts for more than half of the gross production in Finland, and in 1997 the GDP per capita was 116 when the GDP per capita in the whole country was indicated by the figure 100.
The largest farms are located in the southern and southwestern parts of the area: Varsinais-Suomi, Uusimaa and Häme. Farms of the smallest average size are located in Central Finland, Southern Karelia and Pirkanmaa.
www.lande2000.fi /1/1/alma/english/engalma.doc   (20355 words)

 Sukkula -Festschrift: Mäkinen
Southern Ostrobothnia was one of the first areas in Sweden affected by what is referred to in Finnish history as "the Great Partition of Land".
Ostrobothnia has always been a special province with good connections to the centre of the realm - Sweden - and even abroad.
In Ostrobothnia, the idea of reading societies was not confined solely to the Swedish-speaking educated classes but was also adopted by Finnish-speaking peasants in their own way.
www.uwasa.fi /~sukkula/juhlakirja/makinenen.html   (1274 words)

 A narrative Finnish history (the s.c.nordic FAQ)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Southern Ostrobothnia was inhabited by people in close contact with the Scandinavians.
The culture of Southern Ostrobothnia certainly had strong Scandinavian flavor, but there are no graves of Swedish types such as one finds on Åland, nor has Swedish ceramics been found.
It's rather obvious that the "Scandinavization" of Southern Ostrobothnia in the migration period is due to trade contacts - the inhabitants were Finns (possibly the Kvæns mentioned in the sagas).
www.lysator.liu.se /nordic/scn/faq433.html   (2418 words)

 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Province of Southern Finland is a province of Finland.
In the 1997 redesign that reduced their number of provinces from 12 to 6 the Uusimaa province, Kymi province and the southern parts of Häme province formed the new province of Southern Finland.
The coat of arms of Southern Finland is composed of the arms of Tavastia, Karelia and Nylandia.
snetinformation.info /index.php?title=Southern_Finland   (203 words)

Southern Ostrobothnia is one of the main regions of western Finnish folk culture.
Ostrobothnia has had close links with the coastal towns of northern Sweden and directly with Stockholm and in the past, through trade with Denmark, Germany and England.
The folk culture of central Ostrobothnia is marked by immigration in the 17th century from eastern Finland with the Gamlakarleby-Jakobstad area as the cultural gateway to the west.
delphi.eget.net /index.php?FOLK+CULTURE   (768 words)

 Finland Winter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
For younger members of the family there are fairgrounds, adventure trips, very cute animals in the zoo and excursions to farms.
Southern Ostrobothnia has many rivers, large and small lakes where you can ski, skate or even try ice fishing.
Many farmhouses and other unusual dining places in Southern Ostrobothnia cater to groups and large parties by arrangement.
www.visitfinland.de /winter/areas/southern_ostrobothnia.html   (250 words)

The Southern Ostrobothnia hospital district is gradually changing over to new financial and materials control systems.
Further, the Southern Ostrobothnia hospital district wants to prepare for the year 2000 well in advance.
Mr Jaakko Rajala, the Southern Ostrobothnia hospital district, Tel.
www.tietoenator.com /?path=1,96,135,6343   (219 words)

 Read about Southern Savonia at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Southern Savonia and learn about Southern Savonia ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Southern Savonia is a region (maakunta / landskap) in the south-east of Finland.
Southern Savonia is located in the heart of the Finnish lake district, and is perhaps best known for
Southern Savonia includes 20 municipalities listed below (towns marked in bold).
encyclopedia.worldvillage.com /s/b/Southern_Savonia   (104 words)

In Central Ostrobothnia, arable landscapes are replaced by forests.
Northern Ostrobothnia has the largest number of peatlands in Finland.
Not even Ostrobothnia is entirely flat, but there are no mountains or hills there.
www.yle.fi /eurooppalaisialapsia/english/aboutfinland/suomi_kauhava.html   (158 words)

 How the Towns of Ostrobothnia Came to Be
Implementing such rules met with problems in Ostrobothnia where at the end of the 16th Century there were no towns north of Björneborg.
18 were from the Finnish part of southern Ostrobothnia and 41 from the parishes north of Karleby.
The peasants in the southern region were forbidden to trade their produce in any other town than Mustasaari.
sfhs.eget.net /P_articles/Q_artiklar/Q_osttowns.html   (1078 words)

The majority of emigrants from southern Ostrobothnia worked on farms in Finland.
The economic conditions were the main factor in southern Ostrobothnia.
The majority of southern Ostrobothnian farmers owned small farms and they had to struggle to make a living.
sydaby.eget.net /swe/emi_ostr.htm   (1676 words)

 Southern Ostrobothnia -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Southern Ostrobothnia -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
Southern Ostrobothnia is one of the 20 (The extended spatial location of something) regions (fi: maakunta / sv: landskap) of (Republic in northern Europe; achieved independence from Russia in 1917) Finland.
Main article: (Click link for more info and facts about Municipalities of Southern Ostrobothnia) Municipalities of Southern Ostrobothnia
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/so/southern_ostrobothnia.htm   (73 words)

 Kuortane   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The municipality of Kuortane is situated in the county of Western Finland, and in the province of South Ostrobothnia.
Kuortane was known in the 18th and 19th centuries for its tar.
An exceptional number of these farmhouses typical to southern Ostrobothnia still exist in Kuortane, and they have become the hallmark of the municipality.
www.travel.fi /etela-pohjanmaa/int/kuortane.html   (497 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
There are 12 106 farms in Southern Ostrobothnia.
The people in Ostrobothnia are always right and the others are wrong.
The people in Ostrobothnia are frank and honest.
kielikompassi.jyu.fi /opetus/s2/mps/jaakko_pop3.shtml   (87 words)

 Pörtom Geography [p202]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In a reorganization of the rural districts in Finland, Pörtom was split in two parts.
The northern part was incorporated with Malax and the southern with Närpes.
Typical for the plains of Southern Ostrobotnia are the numerous hay barns that you can see in many places.
www.qnet.fi /kajen/ptm/p202.htm   (160 words)

The municipality of Kuortane in southern Ostrobothnia is endowed with an abundance of natural beauty.
As the area gradually became permanently settled, Kuortane developed into a typical southern Ostrobothnian farming community.
In the 18th and 19th centuries, Kuortane became well known as an important producer of pine tar.
www.kuortane.fi /matkailu/welcome.htm   (429 words)

 The Languages of Tolkien -&--&- The World of Tolkien
It is believed that the Baltic Finnic languages evolved from a proto-Finnic language, from which Sami was separated around 1500—1000 BC.
The Southern Ostrobothnian dialects (Eteläpohjalaiset murteet) are spoken in Southern Ostrobothnia.
The Middle and North Ostrobothnia dialects (Keski- ja pohjoispohjalaiset murteet) which are spoken in Central and Northern Ostrobothnia.
www.freewebs.com /tolkienmaster/finnishlanguageandthekal.htm   (2742 words)

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Southern Häme: Southern Häme, Hyvinkää and Tuusula-Jokela (the latter two transferred from Central Uusimaa)
In the Eastern and Northern Finland and Ostrobothnia Regional Bank there will be eight regions:
Northern Ostrobothnia and Kainuu: Oulu, Jokilaaksot and Kainuu
www.nordea.fi /eng/info/news/20030911.ASP   (534 words)

 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Ostrobothnia is a region (maakunta / landskap) in Central Finland.
It borders to the regions Central Ostrobothnia, Southern Ostrobothnia, and Satakunta.
Map highlighting the location of the Region of Ostrobothnia
www.hostingciamca.com /index.php?title=Ostrobothnia_(region)   (68 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Alavus is a rural town of ten thousand inhabitants in southern Ostrobothnia.
In some cases our students can include some courses which they have taken in the Civic Institute or the Music Institute in their studying programmes.
Those interested in riding are coming to our school from the whole of southern Ostrobothnia.
www2.6net.fi /alavus/koulut/lukio/englanti/nyky.htm   (208 words)

 Lakeuden Kutsu - Discover the plains of Southern Ostrobothnia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
You are welcome to visit the Ostrobothnia - Whether you choose to come here for business or pleasure, the odds are on the fun!
Most of our members are farm houses where you get to see and experience the genuine rural South Ostrobothnia.
Their aim is to make your visit as comfortable as possible with good clean facilities.
www.lakeudenkutsu.net /tervetulo_english.htm   (236 words)

 Tall Ships
ROSE is replica of an 18th century Royal Navy Frigate and currently the largest active wooden sailing vessel in the world.
History of shipbuilding, shipbuilders and ships of Sideby in Southern Ostrobothnia, Finland.
Over 130 sailing vessels were built on the shipyards of Sideby 1830-1890.
u.webring.com /hub?ring=tallships   (2041 words)

 Lapua articles and news from Start Learning Now   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It is located in the provinces of Finlandprovince of Western Finland and is part of the Southern Ostrobothnia regions of Finlandregion.
- History of Nammo Lapua Oy at lapua.com Category:Municipalities of Finland Category:Municipalities of Southern Ostrobothnia Region
Explore to your heart's content, and we hope you enjoy reading the material we have assembled for you here!
www.startlearningnow.com /Lapua.htm   (248 words)

 Ireland Information Guide , Irish, Counties, Facts, Statistics, Tourism, Culture, How   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Kymenlaakso is a region (maakunta / landskap) in Southern Finland.
It borders to the regions Eastern Uusimaa, Päijänne Tavastia, Southern Savonia, and South Karelia.
For History, Geography and Culture see: Nylandia, Karelia
www.irelandinformationguide.com /Kymenlaakso   (102 words)

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