Nivala is a town in the Southern Oulu region of Northern Finland.
Vesanto is a town and municipality in North Savonia. Officially founded in 1871, the town's church was built in 1857.
Finland (Finnish: Suomi, Swedish: Finland) is one of the Nordic countries in northern Europe. It has land borders with Russia to the east and – in the north – Norway and Sweden.
Rautalampi is the west-most village in Eastern Finland. It is located in the district of Northern Savo (Pohjois Savo) and has about 3,400 inhabitants.
Raahe is a city in the Oulu province, 74 km south of the city of Oulu. With 22,500 inhabitants, Raahe is the third largest town in the region.
Kainuu is a region in Northern Finland. For practical purposes also the easternmost parts of Northern Ostrobothnia are included in this article.
Central Ostrobothnia (Keski-Pohjanmaa, Mellersta Österbotten) is in Western Finland.
Kokkola (Swedish: Karleby) is a town situated in Central Ostrobothnia, Finland, with a population of approximately 36,000. Officially it is a bi-lingual town with most people understanding and speaking Finnish and Swedish.