Jakobstad


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Jakobstad

(yäk`o͝opstäd') or

Pietarsaari

(pē`ĕtärsä'rē), city (1996 pop. 19,905), Western Finland prov., W Finland, on the Gulf of Bothnia. It is an important port and industrial center. More than half the inhabitants speak Swedish. The city was founded in 1652. The Finnish national poet J. L. RunebergRuneberg, Johan Ludvig
, 1804–77, Finnish national poet. In 1837 he became a teacher of Latin and Greek at Porvoo near Helsinki. Runeberg's simple and realistic style helped to check the tendency toward false rhetoric in Scandinavian literature.
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 was born (1804) there.
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Staden jakobstad / social- och hlsovrdsverket begr in anbud p fotvrdstjnster fr interesudsakligen diabetiker, som vrdas inom jakobstads social- och hlsovrdsverk.
Each yacht, built in the Finnish town of Jakobstad, is individually customised, so the client can choose from various options like open or closed transoms and various keel lengths.
Junto con el extraordinario poeta Johan Ludvig Runeberg (Jakobstad 1804-Porvoo 1877), es uno de los simbolos culturales de Finlandia, como base de su espiritu nacionalista, y resulta curioso que ambos provinieran de familias con afinidad sueca.
Born in the winter of 1941, Stenman grew up in a small Swedish-speaking village in the west of Finland, not far from the coastal city of Jakobstad. His father Evald, a calm and kind man, was a talented teacher.
(1) CTF, Service research center, Karlstad University, Sweden and Varvsvagen 71, 68620 Jakobstad, Finland, inger.roos@ihroos.fi
The production of process pipes will instead be consolidated in Jakobstad in Finland and Riyadh in Saudi Arabia.
Researchers from McGill and Concordia universities observed pedestrians in nine cities around the world - Santa Cruz in the Canary Islands; Kilmarnock and Glasgow in Scotland; Rousse in Bulgaria; Gliwice in Poland Oulu and Jakobstad in Finland; Sion in Switzerland; and Ithaca in the United States - and their study lasted over 170 days from late fall to early summer.
Bifurcation is also the result which Ivars' describes for speakers in Jakobstad, which has a different linguistic history from the more southerly Kristinestad.
Chamber Choirs: 1, Cywair, Castellnewydd Emlyn, Wales; 2, Concentus, Brasov, Romania; 3, The Bel Canto Chamber Choir, Jakobstad, Finland.
The 26-year-old Dane sat impassively in the dugout beside youngster Alan Reid as his Easter Road team-mates did their pre-match stretches on the Staden Jakobstad pitch.
According to Jaakko Kaivasoja, the IT director in Jakobstad, the town would have to make an SA agreement to get upgrades for its software - without the agreement, the only option would be to buy full versions of the programs.
Forandringar i ungdomarnas alkoholvanor nar mellanolet slapptes fritt: Fallet Jakobstad (Changes in young people's alcohol consumption with improved availability of medium strength beer: The case of Pietarsaari).