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Cities in Etelä-Pohjanmaa, Finland
City: # City: #
Ähtäri11 Lahti1
Alahärmä2 Laihia2
Alajärvi13 Lappajärvi2
Alavus1 Lapua9
Evijärvi2 Lehtimäki4
Helsinki16 Mustasaari1
Ilmajoki7 Nurmo9
Jalasjärvi4 peräseinäjoki1
Joku2 savonlinna1
Jurva1 Seinäjoki61
Kauhajoki15 Tampere2
Kauhava9 Teuva1
Kuortane4 Töysä4
Kurikka5 vaasa29
Info about Etelä-Pohjanmaa, Finland
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Introduction
This region is really particular, it has its own taste and it needs time to be appreciated.. But if u feel it, it will be part of u forever. Dunno if people should come here, but if they do they will be rewarded with really hospitable and nice people that compensate maybe the lack of natural sights (f.ex. dont expect any postcard-finland landscapes like lakes or hills..or any particularly interesting city). This region has a strong folklore and its dialect is pretty funny! :)

Top Things to See and Do
Well, i guess the top things to do here are a visit in Seinäjoki, the regional centre, with the Aalto-Keskus (the complex made by Pohjanmaa architect Alvar Aalto that comprises the town hall, the Laukeuden Risti church,the library, the city teatre, and the state office) and maybe the regional museum in Törnävä and the Mallaskoski brewery. :) Then take time to visit some of the small villages of the region.. There are a lot to choose from, like Jalasjärvi, Alajärvi, Lapua, Ylistaro, Lehtimäki, Lappajärvi, Kuortane, Kauhajoki.. but they basically offer the same: tranquillity and a nice environment, typically agricultural and close communities. Let me know ur thoughs and opinions if u visit!

Neighbor regions/States: Neighboring regions are Pirkanmaa and Satakunta (to the south), Keski-Suomi/ Central Finland (to the east), Pohjanmaa and Keski-Pohjanmaa to the north and west). Neighboring states are Sweden (to the west, the closest one), Russia (to the far east) and Norway (to the far far north). :)

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Edited by: juliaonrock on 11.03.2006
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