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Björkö (Korsholm) print that page(0 KM)

During the Swedish reign over Finland, the island was notable for being a post transport base in the archipelago on the Finnish side. Mail was ferried by the inhabitants of Björkö to the islands of Holmöarna , Sweden. They got reductions in taxes and exemption from military service for this | 2010/9/27 1:03:53

Björköby print that page(2 KM)

Björköby was an independent municipality until 1973. [ edit ] References ^ " Byar kommunvist i Svenska Österbotten " (in Swedish). Svenska Österbottens Byar. 2005-07-25 . . Retrieved 2009-04-18 .   v   •   d   • | 2010/9/24 18:51:11

Replot print that page(11 KM)


The area has been inhabited since before the time of Swedish dominion over Finland ; the first habitations can be traced to at least the 11th century and possibly earlier [ 1 ] . Today there are four major communities on the island, Replot kyrkoby, Norra Vallgrund, Södra Vallgrund and Söderudden

Replot Bridge print that page(20 KM)


The Replot Bridge ( Swedish : Replotbron ; Finnish : Raippaluodon silta ) is a cable-stayed tuftform bridge connecting the island of Replot with the mainland in Korsholm , near Vaasa , Finland . It is 1,045 metres (3,428 ft) long and the longest bridge of Finland. Two supporting pylons

Valsörarna print that page(29 KM)

The name Valsörarna is of Swedish origin, roughly meaning "the islands of whales." It is believed that the name was derived from the stone-clad shores and the moraine which resembles a whale . The Finnish name Valassaaret is believed to have been derived from the Swedish word. [ edit ] | 2010/9/26 20:55:21

Grönvik gård print that page(29 KM)


Johan Grönberg, a merchant from Vaasa, obtained the building on June 4 th 1816 , with a surrounding area of a hide, from a farmer. [ 1 ] The second floor might have been added by him. [ 2 ] Grönberg founded the glassworks of Grönvik (1812 – 1907) at the same homestead as the mansion

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It has been suggested that the hill of Haltija in Grönvik was in old Finnish belief the place of a local tutelary deity , Haltija, who answered for the unthreatened living of the inhabitants in the area. [ 12 ] The area has been substantial for the communications from Finland to Sweden,

University of Vaasa print that page(38 KM)


The University of Vaasa ( Finnish : Vaasan yliopisto , Swedish : Vasa universitet ) is a multidisciplinary, business-oriented university in Vaasa , Finland . The campus of the university is situated by the Gulf of Bothnia adjacent to downtown Vaasa. The university has evolved from a school

Wasalandia print that page(38 KM)


Wasalandia From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search Wasalandia Location Vaasa , Finland , [[ ]] Coordinates 63°05′26″N 21°35′11″E / 63.090529°N 21.586375°E / 63.090529; 21.586375 Coordinates : 63°05′26″N 21

Vasa övningsskola print that page(40 KM)

The predecessor of VÖS was Wasa Trivialskola , which was officially founded in 1684, although teaching began already in 1611. The name Trivialskola refers to the trivium , and in that time, the subjects were religion, Latin and Greek . In 1844, the school changed its name to Vasa Gymnasium | 2010/9/25 3:57:33