Sodankylä

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of these localities thumb Johanna Sinisalo in October 2008. (File:Johanna Sinisalo.jpg) '''Aila Johanna Sinisalo''' (born 22 June 1958, Sodankylä) is a Finnish (Finland) science fiction and fantasy writer. http: www.tampere.fi kirjasto pirkanmaankirjailijat sinisalo.htm She studied comparative literature and drama, amongst other subjects, at the University of Tampere. Professionally she worked in the advertising business, rising to the level of marketing

populated structures in architecture, futurology, and science fiction. The '''Jaeger Brigade''' (''Jääkäriprikaati'') is a unit of the Finnish Army. The unit is located in Sodankylä in Finnish Lapland (Lapland, Finland), some 130 km north of the Arctic Circle. The brigade trains 1600 conscripts (conscription) per year. '''EISCAT''' is an acronym


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, Mauritania. Main product copper, by-product gold. Open pit mine, opened 2006 *Kevitsa project, Sodankylä, Finland. Main products nickel & copper, by product PGE elements. Open pit mine to be opened in the future * The '''Astropolis Music Festival''' is a music festival dedicated to techno music and held in Brittany. * Astropolis (Astropolis (Lapland)) the High Technology Development Program in Sodankylä, Lapland (Lapland (Finland)). * Various kinds of fictional


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@kultamuseo.fi address Tankavaarantie 11 lat long directions In the village of Tankavaara, about 100 km north of the town centre phone tollfree fax hours Mo-Fr 10AM-4PM, in the summer longer price adults €8, children €4 content A museum dedicated to gold prospection in Lapland. Do A large variety of activities are available at near by locations during Winter and Summer: snowmobile driving, ice fishing, reindeer farm visits, snow shoe walk, cross country and downhill


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of these localities thumb Johanna Sinisalo in October 2008. (File:Johanna Sinisalo.jpg) '''Aila Johanna Sinisalo''' (born 22 June 1958, Sodankylä) is a Finnish (Finland) science fiction and fantasy writer. http: www.tampere.fi kirjasto pirkanmaankirjailijat sinisalo.htm She studied comparative literature and drama, amongst other subjects, at the University of Tampere. Professionally she worked in the advertising business, rising to the level of marketing

populated structures in architecture, futurology, and science fiction. The '''Jaeger Brigade''' (''Jääkäriprikaati'') is a unit of the Finnish Army. The unit is located in Sodankylä in Finnish Lapland (Lapland, Finland), some 130 km north of the Arctic Circle. The brigade trains 1600 conscripts (conscription) per year. '''EISCAT''' is an acronym


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populated structures in architecture, futurology, and science fiction. The '''Jaeger Brigade''' (''Jääkäriprikaati'') is a unit of the Finnish Army. The unit is located in Sodankylä in Finnish Lapland (Lapland, Finland), some 130 km north of the Arctic Circle. The brigade trains 1600 conscripts (conscription) per year. '''EISCAT''' is an acronym


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husbandry, which still is one of the most important trades in Sodankylä. "Tankavaara Gold Museum" The International Gold Museum presents the history of Finnish gold, as well as the history of the world's major gold rushes. A display called Golden world, tells the story of gold in more than 20 countries. The outdoor museum is housed within several historic buildings and the courtyard is decorated with a large bronze statue of a gold prospector, by the artist professor Ensio Seppänen. The museum's stone and mineral collection has more than 2500 samples on display from around the world. Tankavaara Gold Museum


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is to take care of Alariesto's collected works and to preserve old Sompio's distinctive cultural tradition. Geography Climate

record high C 10.3 year record high C 30.9 Jan high C −9.5 Feb high C −8.3 Mar high C -2.6 Apr high C 2.6 May high C 9.6 Jun high C 16.6 Jul high C 19.4 Aug high C 16.1 Sep high C 9.8 Oct high C 2.3 Nov high C -4.3 Dec high C -7.9 year high C 3.6 Jan low C −19.6 Feb low C −18.2 Mar low C −13.0 Apr low C -7.4 May low C 0.0 Jun low C 6.4 Jul low C 9.1 Aug low C 6.6 Sep low C 2.1 Oct low C -3.7 Nov low C −11.8 Dec low C


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and the northern part of Sodankylä as official policy favors the conservation of the language. All announcements in Inari (Inari, Finland), which is the only officially quadrilingual municipality in Finland, must be made in Finnish (Finnish language), North Sami, Inari Sami and Skolt Sami. Only about 10% of the public servants in the area, however, can actually serve the Inari Saami-speaking population in Inari Saami, so Finnish (Finnish language) is used by the remaining 90


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-17.4 year low C -5.6 Jan record low C −49.5 Feb record low C −44.4 Mar record low C −42.7 Apr record low C −31.6 May record low C −17.8 Jun record low C -3.7 Jul record low C -0.6 Aug record low C -5.5 Sep record low C −11.4 Oct record low C −28.0 Nov record low C −34.5 Dec record low C −41.0 year record low C −49.5 Jan precipitation mm 35 Feb precipitation mm 29 Mar precipitation mm 29 Apr precipitation mm 28 May precipitation mm 35


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Sodankylä

'''Sodankylä''' ( ) is a municipality (municipalities of Finland) of Finland.

It is located in the province (provinces of Finland) of Lapland, Finland and lies at the Northern end of Finnish national road 5. The municipality has a population of . Neighbour municipalities are Inari (Inari, Finland), Kemijärvi, Kittilä, Pelkosenniemi, Rovaniemi and Savukoski.

The municipality has two official languages: Finnish (Finnish language) and Northern Sami.

Since 1986 Sodankylä has been home to the Midnight Sun Film Festival ( ).

The Jaeger Brigade of the Finnish Army is located in Sodankylä.

Although Sodankylä and also Soađegilli translate to 'Village of War', the etymology of the name is from a surname rather than the word 'war'.

One of EISCAT's scientific radar receiver stations is located outside Sodankylä, at the site of the Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory. The urban area around the observatory is known as ''Tähtelä'', which translates as "Place of Stars", although the observatory does not look at stars.

Further, Sodankylä is home to Luosto, which is a ski and safari resort in the heart of the national forest that specialises in authentic and uncommercialised Husky, Reindeer, Skidoo and Santa excursions.

Sodankylä has an airfield (Sodankylä Airfield).

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