Helsingfors


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Helsingfors,

Finland: see HelsinkiHelsinki
, Swed. Helsingfors, city (1998 pop. 546,317), capital of Finland, located in Southern Finland prov., S Finland, on the Gulf of Finland. Situated on a peninsula, sheltered by islands, and protected by the island fortress of Suomenlinna, the city is a natural
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VISIT Helsinki was established as a trading town by King Gustav I of Sweden in 1550 as the town of Helsingfors, its Swedish name is still in some use.
The topics include the bivalent multilingual city of Barcelona, symbolic representation and public image in Ottawa, Helsinki as Helsingfors in a nation of two official languages, two opposing policy mindsets for language planning in Brussels, and a linguistic bridge at Switzerland's language boundary at Biel/Bienne.
Ac mae'r defnydd o amser yn y stori olaf yn rhyfeddol, lle mae awdur preswyl yn Helsinki/ Helsingfors yn edrych ymlaen at gael ystyr i'w bywyd mewn presennol sydd eisoes yn y dyfodol.
The Autumn meeting of the branch was held on 4 December 2008 at Turku City Library, which has a recently renovated and enlarged building with a very good music department, while the Spring meeting was held on 24 March 2009 at the Society of Swedish Literature of Finland (in Helsinki, or Helsingfors in Swedish), where we had a rare opportunity to see part of the Society's valuable collections of rare materials (though mostly non-musical).