What is Oulu known for?


), K (in Helsinki), and J (in Oulu). commons:Oulu

black metal



premises in Peltola. thumb right Technopolis Linnanmaa is home to nearly 200 corporations. (File:Technopolis.jpg) As of December 31, 2008, the active working population was employed as follows: commons:Oulu

social invention

artwork. Around 8 exhibits a year. Plenty of information in English, except for small, temporary exhibits. * commons:Oulu

major show

in order to destroy the printing press and office of the Communist newspaper ''Pohjan Voima.'' However, the last issue of ''Pohjan Voima'' had appeared on June 14. The same day, a Communist printing press in Vaasa was destroyed. A so-called "Peasant March" to Helsinki was a major show of power. More than 12,000 men arrived in Helsinki on July 7. The government yielded under the pressure, and communist newspapers were outlawed in a "Protection of the Republic Act."


, a major fire destroyed much of the city. The architect Carl Ludvig Engel, chiefly known for the neoclassical (neoclassical architecture) (empire style) buildings around Helsinki Senate Square, was enlisted to provide the plan for the rebuilding of the city. With minor changes, this plan remains the basis for the layout of Oulu's town center. The Oulu Cathedral was built in 1832 to his designs, with the spire being finished in 1844. Once known for tar

four separate harbour areas: Vihreäsaari oil and bulk docks, Nuottasaari docks and Oritkari docks. The shortest travel time from Oulu railway station to Helsinki Central railway station is 5 h 44 mins, operated by VR (VR Group). Other destinations include Kolari, Rovaniemi, Seinäjoki and Tampere. The most important road in Oulu is Highway 4 (Finnish national road 4) (E8 (European route E8) E75 (European route E75)) that runs from Helsinki to Utsjoki via

at the Battle of Stalingrad in February 1943. Edwin Linkomies formed a new cabinet with peace as the top priority. Negotiations were conducted intermittently in 1943–44 between Finland and its representative—Juho Kusti Paasikivi—on one side and the Western Allies and the Soviet Union on the other, but no agreement was reached. Stalin decided to force Finland to surrender; a bombing campaign on Helsinki (Bombing of Helsinki in World War II) followed. The air campaign in February 1944

running career

, Lappeenranta, Mikkeli, Oulu, Pori, Porvoo, Rauma (Rauma, Finland), Rovaniemi, Salo (Salo, Finland), Seinäjoki, Tampere, Tornio, Turku, and Vaasa. It also appears in Ylläs during ski season. After his running career Konchellah moved to Oulu, Finland. He married a Finnish woman and had a child. Although the duo nominally had already given their final concert on New Year's Eve 2003, they reformed again to perform as a warming act for two Toto

successful debut

abbreviated “FMP...” or just “FMP”) was a gothic metal supergroup (Supergroup (music)) from Oulu, Finland, featuring members from Embraze, Eternal Tears of Sorrow, Nightwish, Charon (Charon (band)) and Reflexion (Reflexion (band)). The band released their successful debut album “Fallen (Fallen (For My Pain album))” in 2003, but has since not released a new full-length album. thumb Fanni Luukkonen (File:Fanni Luukkonen with decorations.jpg) '''Fanni Luukkonen

international criticism

. Trotter (2002) (#Trotter2002), p. 150 The burning of tar warehouses and ships in Oulu and Raahe led to international criticism and, in Britain, MP Thomas Gibson (Thomas Milner Gibson) demanded in the House of Commons (British House of Commons) that the First Lord of the Admiralty explain "a system which carried on a great war by plundering and destroying the property of defenceless villagers". *35px link European route E65 (File:Tabliczka E65.svg) - commons:Oulu


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