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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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.
1) CTF, Service research center, Karlstad University, Sweden and Varvsvagen 71, 68620 Jakobstad, Finland, inger.
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.
In Jakobstad Swedish divides along class lines, with hinterland dialects converting to a lower-class Jakobstad sociolect in the course of twentieth-century migration.
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).
As an example, on a local level in Jakobstad, Finland, the problem was noticed as the Internet access to the UK and other locations ground to a halt.
He has worked at the International Relations Department of the Swedish Broadcasting Corporation and taught music theory at the Swedish Conservatory in Jakobstad, Finland, The University College of Music Education in Stockholm, Orebro University, Sweden, and Lulea