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Joensuu

(yô`ĕnso͞o), city (1998 pop. 51,113), Eastern Finland prov., SE Finland. It is the trade center of the forest region of NE Karelia, has plywood mills, and is an important lake port. It was chartered in 1848 as a copper town. The modern city hall was designed by Eliel SaarinenSaarinen, Eliel
, 1873–1950, Finnish-American architect and city planner, resident of the United States after 1923. In Finland, Saarinen's most celebrated building was the railway station in Helsinki.
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. A university was established there in 1969.

Joensuu

 

a city in eastern Finland, on Lake Pyhäselkä (in the Saimaa system of lakes). Population, 36, 600 (1970). Joensuu is the administrative center of the province of Pohjois-Karjala. The city is a commercial and transportation center and a timber-rafting lake port. Sawed lumber and plywood are produced in the city.

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The winners of the innovation competition organised by the City of Joensuu, Finland have been chosen, the city announced.
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The SEK154m deal covers the first phase of Joensuu Retail Park in Joensuu and two buildings in Tiitio in Hameenlinna.
Separately, the universities in Joensuu and Oulu also registered domain names before the towns, which resulted in www.jns.fi for Joensuu and www.ouka.fi for Oulu while the universities have the more logical-sounding www.joensuu.fi and www.oulu.fi.