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Cities in Keski-Pohjanmaa, Finland
City: # City: #
halsua1 Perho1
Himanka1 Pietarsaari9
Kannus1 Sykäräinen1
Kaustinen4 tammisaari1
Kokkola59 Turku4
Lestijärvi1 Vaasa17
Lohtaja5 Veteli3
Naantali1 Ylivieska1
Info about Keski-Pohjanmaa, Finland
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In Finland we have this thign called Ostrobothnia... Well, it is a region. Actually it is a four regions: southern Ostrobothnia, the middle Ostrobothnia, northern Ostrobothnia and Ostrobothnia (Österbotten; you'll find it in the list of regions in Finland). Thousands of years ago this are was actually the bottom of a sea, that is why it is flat almost everywhere. Keski-Pohjanmaa, the middle Ostrobothnia, is a part of this region.
Ostrobothnia is famous for the flat landscape. If you want to see where you are going, come here ;).
The capital is Kokkola, but we do have many other interesting small towns and villages aswell.
A hint: If there us a street sign in Finnish and Swedish, a certain amount of inhabitans are Swedish speaking. If a Swedish word is first, the majority of Finnish are Swedish speaking. Of course you have to know the difference between Finnish and Swedish to recognise those street names...

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A lake called Lestijärvi (located next to a village after the same name) is one of the most beautiful lakes in the area. It is called the pearl of Keski-Pohjanmaa. Try canoeing on Lestijoki, the river: it is an unique experience.
Kalajoki - there are some of the best beaches...

Neighbor regions/States: Other parts of Ostrobothnia. Oulu, the capital of northern Ostrobothnia. Pirkanmaa and Häme with such places as Tampere and Hämeenlinna.

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Edited by: maakukka on 29.06.2006 maakukka on 28.04.2006
Last postings about Keski-Pohjanmaa Finland from other users
aussibeibe wrote:

Here where I live is the longest beach of Europe!

tuomojukkola wrote:

Vexilla regis, church music festivals

igmar wrote:

bars à bière

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