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  • proper n. One of Finland's 20 current regions. Located on the coast of the Gulf of Bothnia.
  • proper n. A historical province of Finland.


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  • Since before the outbreak of war Torsten Korsström had obtained an art teaching post at the Teachers' Training College in Nykarleby, Ostrobothnia, his young wife had to spend the war years there, isolated in Finland's smallest town, far from her family, her friends and the intellectual circles of Helsingfors.

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  • Teir says that if we include Kjell Westö's Där vi en gång gått Where Once We Walked, set in the same decades, we end up with a Finland-Swedish trilogy about the years that led to the Finnish civil war of 1918, with a diverse geographical perspective: Ostrobothnia, Åland and Helsinki.

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  • Lars Sund has written a series of novels, mostly set in Ostrobothnia.

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  • Thirty years ago, I spent a happy year in Jakobstad, a small town on the coast of Ostrobothnia.

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  • This website also gives further links to four Swedish-speaking literary associations in Finland: ones in Nyland, Åboland, Ostrobothnia and the umbrella organisation Finlands svenska littteraturföreningar.

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  • He resigned the presidency and prepared to return to his home in Ostrobothnia.

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  • In 1833, Mannerheim became governor of Vaasa (Ostrobothnia), and, the next year, assumed the same position in Viipuri (Karelia).

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  • I am proud of you as if you were my own children, as proud of the man from the northern tundras as of the sons of the broad plains of Ostrobothnia, the forests of Karelia, the smiling tracts of Savo, the rich farms of Häme and Satakunta, the lands of Uusimaa and South-West Finland with their whispering birches.

    The Life of Marshal Mannerheim: Part IX

  • Kvarken Archipelago: The Regional Council of Ostrobothnia promotes the sustainable development and protection of the islands, and funnels the funds for various EU financed programs, including for special status for a buffer zone within its plan.

    Kvarken Archipelago High Coast, Finland and Sweden

  • Ostrobothnia, which lies immediately south of this undesirable district, contains the towns of Tornea and Uleaborg.

    Russia As Seen and Described by Famous Writers


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