Seksia Suomesta Tornio
Tornion kaupunki ; in Northern Sami: Duortnus ; in Swedish: city forms a cross-border twin city together with Haparanda on the Swedish side. The municipality covers an area of 1, In spite of being a border city Tornio is unilingually Finnish with sekaia negligible number of Swedish speakers. The delta of the Torne river has been inhabited since the end of the last ice ageand there are currently 16 settlement sites syomesta known in the area, similar to those found in Vuollerim c.
The Swedish part of the region is not far from the oldest permanent settlement site found in Scandinavia. The church spire at Tornio was one of the landmarks used by de Maupertuis in his measurements. Until the 19th century, inhabitants of the surrounding countryside spoke Finnishand Kemi Samia language of the Eastern Sami group similar to Finnish, while those of the town were seksia suomesta tornio Swedish-speaking. The name 'Tornio' is an old Finnish word meaning war sekdia The town received its charter from the King of Sweden in and was ilmainen seksi video mikkeli founded on xuomesta island of Suensaari possibly named after one of the main landowners of seksia suomesta tornio past.
The charter was granted in recognition of Tornio being the hub of all trade in Lapland throughout the 16th century. It suoesta the largest merchant town in the North at the time rornio for some years ranked as the richest town in the Swedish realm. Despite the lively trade with Lapland seksia suomesta tornio overseas, the population of the town remained stable for hundreds of years at little over During the 18th century Tornio was visited by several expeditions from Central Europe which came to explore the Arctic.
The Lapland trade on which Tornio depended started to decline in the 18th century, and the harbour had to be seksia suomesta tornio downriver seksia suomesta tornio as a result of the rising of the land post-glacial reboundwhich made the river too shallow for navigation. However, the greatest blow to the wealth of the town came in the last war between Sweden and Russia inwhich saw the Russians capture and annexe Finland.
The border was drawn through the deepest channel of the Muonio and Tornio rivers, sumesta Lapland into two parts, with deleterious effects on trade. Tornio ended up on the Russian side of the border by special request of the Xeksia czar. Tirnio Swedes developed the village of Haaparanta present day Haparanda on their side of the border, to balance the loss of Tornio, and Tornio became unilingually Finnish. During the Russian period Tornio seksia suomesta tornio a sleepy garrison town.
Trade only livened up during the Crimean War and the Suomdsta World Warwhen Tornio became an important border ttornio for goods tornjo people. During the First World War Tornio and Haparanda had the only rail link connecting the Russians to their Western allies. After the independence of Finland in Tornio lost its garrison and experienced further decline. The town played no role of importance in the Finnish Civil Warbut was the scene of some fierce street fighting at the onset of the Lapland War between Finland and Nazi Germany.
The rapid liberation of the town by Finnish forces probably saved it from being burned down like so many other towns in Lapland. As a result, the beautiful wooden church from can still trnio admired today. After World War II, the town created suoomesta employment built suokesta the success of the local Lapin Kulta brewery and the Outokumpu stainless steel mill. Seksia suomesta tornio based on the border has also been a growing xuomesta.
The town is a centre of education for Western Lapland with a vocational college and a university of applied sciences. Tornio and Haparanda have a history as twin citiesand are currently set to merge under the names TornioHaparanda and HaparandaTornio. A new city centre is under construction on the international border and several municipal services are shared. The new IKEA store in Haparanda has signposting in Ttornio as well seksia suomesta tornio in Swedish, and all prices are signposted in two usomesta.
Tornion Palloveikotor just ToPV, is a bandy club which play in the Bandyliiga and has become Finnish bandy champions several times. They play their home matches in Haparandajust on the other side of the Swedish border, which was the venue for games at the Bandy World Championship. Teemu Tainiofootballer, was born in Tornio. Tornio has a subarctic climate that is hot sexy dating kajaani tempered in winter by its seksia suomesta tornio to the sea, but retains warm continental summers that are quite short.
The weatherbox is from neighbouring city Haparanda and operated by Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute. A break of gauge occurs at Tornio between the Finnish and Swedish railway systems. Suomest bogie exchange and variable gauge axle track gauge changing facility are provided. Highway 29 part of the European route E8 between Keminmaa and Tornio is the world's northernmost motorway.
Tornio is also the northern terminus of European Route E4. A postcard view of Tornio by Alex Federley From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For the Tornio River, see Torne River. Tornio Church in late-December seksia suomesta tornio Porthan's School, in the Suensaari district of Tornio, Finland, dating from Suensaari School, constructed in the early s originally a Russian barracks.
Retrieved 12 February Retrieved 31 March Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Seksia suomesta tornio 29 March Retrieved 28 April Tax Administration of Finland. Retrieved 13 March Studia Historica Sptentrionalia 3 in Finnish. Authority control WorldCat Identities VIAF: Retrieved from " https: Tornio Cities and towns in Finland Populated coastal places in Finland Divided cities Finland—Sweden border crossings Municipalities of Lapland Finland Grand Duchy of Finland Port cities and towns in Finland Populated places established in establishments in Sweden.
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