FACTS ABOUT FINLAND,PORI AND RAUMAEger, HungaryKimmo Liljeroos, Eeva Pihlajamäki-Smith, Päivi Suotunen, Terhi StrömmanWinNova
FINLAND IN BRIEF• About 5.4 million inhabitants• Neighboring countries Sweden, Russia, Norway and Estonia• “Suomi” is Finnish for ”Finland”• Capital city Helsinki, about 600 000 people. With surrounding cities Espoo andVantaa (Helsinki Metropolitan area) all together 1,2 million people• Other major cities Tampere, Turku, Oulu, Jyväskylä, Kuopio and Lahti• Finland is a bilingual country with two official languages: Finnish and Swedish• Independent since 1917, before independency a part of the RussianEmpire from 1809 to 1917 and a Swedish era from 1249 to 1809• And yes we do love taking Sauna!19.4.2013 Mr. Kimmo Liljeroos
PORI IN BRIEF• Pori is a city, which is located on the west coast of Finland• The city is located some 15 kilometres from the Gulf of Bothnia, on theestuary of the Kokemäenjoki river, which is the largest in Finland• Pori was established in 1558 by John III (Finnish: Juhana III or Juhana-herttua).• Pori is the most important town in the Satakunta region.• Pori has about 85 000 inhabitants19.4.2013 Mr. Kimmo Liljeroos
VIEWS FROM PORI 126.96.36.1993 Mr. Kimmo Liljeroos• Yyteri Beach is one of the longestin Finland and all of Nordiccountries, and has also manydistinctive dunes.• It’s a nationally valuablelandscape area in Finland• The dune area is unique in Europebecause of its size
VIEW FROM PORI 2.• The old Town hall of Pori,• Built in 1839–1841• Architect Carl Ludvig Engel• Where four pilasters are holdingthe dominated facade, where is aLatin inscription Curia Arctopolison the pediment "Bear City courtvenue” (the Swedish name of Poriis Björneborg (Bear City) and Latinname is Arctopolis).19.4.2013 Mr. Kimmo Liljeroos
RAUMA IN BRIEF• Rauma is a city, which is located on the west coast of Finland• Between citys of Pori and Turku• Rauma was granted town privileges on May 17, 1442• Rauma is known for its high quality lace and the old wooden architecture ofits centre (Old Rauma), which is a Unesco world heritage site.• Rauma has its own dialect of Finnish, so called "Rauman giäl".• Rauma has about 40 000 inhabitants19.4.2013 Mr. Kimmo Liljeroos
VIEWS FROM RAUMA 1.• The Old Rauma is area of approximately six hundred buildings and about800 people are living in the area• The oldest buildings date from the 18th century• Street views from Old Rauma19.4.2013 Mr. Kimmo Liljeroos
VIEWS FROM RAUMA 2.• Coastal city Rauma is lived always in the sea and traded by the sea.• Rauma is lived always from the sea, where city has got many a foreigninfluences• In the 19th century, Rauma had a great sail fleet, which disappeared in the1950 s.19.4.2013 Mr. Kimmo Liljeroos
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