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). As the technique differs much between the two events, few modern top-level shooters even attempt to excel in both. He was born in Vaasa and died in Helsinki. The company Strömberg expanded in an early stage and founded another factory branch in Vaasa, Finland, in an area which is now known as Strömberg Park. The Strömberg Park area was planned, and parts of the buildings there today were designed by Alvar Aalto. '''Kai Hahto''' (born in 1973 in Vaasa

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* 35px link European route E14 (File:Tabliczka E14.svg) – : Trondheim – Östersund – Sundsvall Heritage Gustav's heritage has been disputed. In 19th century Swedish history a folklore developed wherein Gustav was supposed to have had all kinds of adventures when he liberated Sweden from the Danes. The memory of Gustav has been honored greatly, resulting in embroidered history books, commemorative coins, and the annual ski event Vasaloppet

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, which head to Vaasa. There are also trains that go straight to Vaasa via Seinäjoki. Three of these trains also go from Vaasa to Jyväskylä via Seinäjoki. Check timetables at VR's web site. By bus There are west coast bus connections from Oulu to Turku, which go through Vaasa. Buses connect Vaasa also to Tampere, Pori and Kokkola. Check '''Matkahuolto''' for timetables and such. By boat A ferry line called ''' http


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in Turku, but also in Vaasa, Jakobstad, Helsinki and on Åland. Åbo Akademi was a private institution until 1981, when it was turned into a public institution. In the following years Ior Svedlin became a renown actor, due to engagements at the Swedish theatres in Vaasa, Turku and Helsinki. Most famous

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evolved from a school of economics founded in 1968 to a university consisting of three faculties: Faculty of Business Studies, Faculty of Philosophy and Faculty of Technology. With its Faculty of Business Studies, also called the Vaasa School of Economics, University of Vaasa is one of the largest business universities in Finland. The university has 425 personnel which includes a teaching staff of 180 and 54 professors. Around 5000 students are currently studying in various degree programs at the university. Geography Umeå is situated on the inlet of the Gulf of Bothnia at the mouth of the Ume River, in the south of Västerbotten. Umeå is about 600 km north of Stockholm and about 400 km south of the Arctic Circle. It is the largest city north of the Stockholm-Uppsala region, and is sometimes referred to as the regional centre of northern Sweden. The nearby community of Holmsund serves as its port. From here a ferry line connects it with the neighbouring city of Vaasa (Swedish: ''Vasa'') in Finland. The near connections to Finland affects the population of the city - several Sweden Finns live in Umeå. Other uses Västervik is also the name of a small village 8 km north of Vaasa, Finland. The name just means "western bay", so there could be more minor localities by that name. In year 2006 Setterberg was voted the most significant person from Vaasa of all time. Vaasa 400 - Poll about the most significant person from Vaasa - The result (only in Finnish (Finnish language) and Swedish (Swedish language)) The poll (Opinion poll) was a part of Vaasa's 400th anniversary celebration. ***The Wehrmacht is granted rights to use ****the ports of Vaasa, Oulu, Kemi and Tornio. ***rail lines from the ports to Ylitornio and Rovaniemi. - style "background-color: #DDDDDD" Vaasa WikiPedia:Vaasa commons:Vaasa


) is a Finnish (Finland) conductor (conducting) and composer. background group_or_band origin Vaasa, Finland genre Punk rock '''Klamydia''' (Finnish language for Chlamydia (Chlamydia infection)) is a punk rock band from Vaasa, Finland. The band's name was chosen because it was the worst name that came to their minds. The band was assembled in 1988, and has been continuously active since then. The history of the band is long

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speaking an industrial town, with several industrial parks. Industry comprises one-fourth of jobs. There is a university (University of Vaasa), faculties of Åbo Akademi and Hanken (Hanken School of Economics), and two universities of applied sciences (Ammattikorkeakoulu) in the town. Many workers commute from Korsholm (Mustasaari), Laihia, and other municipalities nearby. Major employers, in order: #City of Vaasa #Wärtsilä – diesel engines #Vaasa Central Hospital #ABB (Asea Brown Boveri) Strömberg – industrial and power electronics and automation equipment #State institutions #Vacon – frequency converters #KWH Group – plastics, abrasives and logistics services # Federation of Swedish Municipalities in Ostrobothnia for Education and Culture # KPO, member of the S Group - retail #VEO - Electrification and automation systems #Citec - Engineering and information management services #Anvia (old Vaasa Area Telephone) The film production company Future Film has its head office in Vaasa. "Etusivu." Future Film. Retrieved on 19 January 2011. "Future Film Oy - Hovrättsesplanaden 9, 65100 VAASA - FIN" "Contact Information." Future Film. Retrieved on 19 January 2011. "Office Oy Future Film Ab Hovioikeudenpuistikko 9 65100 VAASA FINLAND" Kotipizza has its head office in the ''Vaskiluodon Satamaterminaali''. "Yhteystiedot & Palaute." Kotipizza. Retrieved on 11 October 2011. "Käyntiosoite: Vaskiluodon Satamaterminaali II kerros, 65170 Vaasa" Notable people from Vaasa * Olli Ahvenniemi – Basketball player * Fanny Churberg (1845–1892) – Painter * Annika Eklund – Singer * Seppo Evwaraye – Professional American football player * Marika Fingerroos (born 1979) – Yellow press favourite * Rabbe Grönblom – Businessman * Kai Hahto - Metal Drummer drum teacher * Jarl Hemmer – Author * Edvin Hevonkoski – Sculptor * Mikaela Ingberg – Javelin thrower * Fritz Jakobsson – Painter * Vesa 'Vesku' Jokinen – Musician * Mikael Jungner – MD of Yleisradio * Heli Koivula-Kruger – Athlete * Susanna 'Suski' Korvala – Singer * Björn Kurtén – Paleontologist, author * Joachim Kurtén – Businessman, politician * Toivo Kuula – Composer * Artturi Leinonen – Newspaperman, politician, author * August Alexander Levón – Industrialist, businessman * Nandor Mikola – Painter * Jorma Ojaharju – Author * Oskar Osala – ice hockey player * Sari Krooks – ice hockey player * Pekka Puska – Doctor, expert on public health * Viljo Revell – Architect, works included Toronto City Hall in Canada. * Seppo Sanaksenaho - Mayor of Vaasa 1997-2001, Deputy Mayor from 1979-1996 * Carl Axel Setterberg – Architect, creator of the new Vaasa * Pekka Strang – Actor * Jacob Tegengren – Poet * Frithjof Tikanoja – Businessman * Jani Toivola – Actor, television host (Finnish Idols 2007 (Idols (Finland)), The Voice TV) * Allu Tuppurainen – Actor, creator of Rölli * Jenny Wilhelms – Musician * Carl Gustaf Wolff – Businessman * Mathilda Wrede – "Friend of the inmates" * Yrjö Sakari Yrjö-Koskinen (Georg Zacharias Forsman) – Politician, professor, fennoman * Sari Haapaniemi – Painter * Juha Tammenpää - Artist * Jani Liimatainen - Guitar player * Daco Junior – Musician International relations WikiPedia:Vaasa commons:Vaasa

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: oik tdk vaasa University of Helsinki, Vaasa Unit of Legal Studies * The Vaasa Region Sports


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The city is bilingual with speaking Swedish (Finland-Swedish), but the surrounding municipalities have much higher rates of Swedish-speakers than that. These circumstances make the region as well as the city an important centre for Finland-Swedish (Swedish-speaking Finns) culture.

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