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Island Fortresses of Suomenlinna
The Island Fortresses of Suomenlinna

Suomen is derived from the Finnish word for the people of Finland. In Swedish, they’re known as Finns. Yet, ironically, the island fortress off the coast was founded by Swedes but carries the Finnish name. Confused? In the mid-18th century, Finland was still part of the Swedish kingdom, as it had been for 600 years. […]

By : Our World Cities Date : December 23, 2020 Category : Helsinki Our World Cities Comments :
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