Raahe

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Raahe

 

a city in northern Finland in Oulu Province; port on the Gulf of Bothnia. Population, 7,800 (1972). Finland’s principal metallurgical combine, which was constructed with the aid of the USSR, is located in Raahe. The city also has a shipyard.

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