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We support Oulu2026: Arkhangelsk, Russia

We support Oulu2026: Arkhangelsk, Russia

Arkhangelsk is a port city in northwestern Russia with a population of over 354 thousand people. Its history spans more than 430 years. Today it is the administrative, economic, transportation, and...

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A tour through Europe: Helsinki 2000

A tour through Europe: Helsinki 2000

  Helsinki was one of the nine European Capitals of Culture (ECoC) in the year 2000. The Finnish capital, located in the south of Finland, is the northernmost capital city in the European Union...

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A tour through Europe: Krakow 2000

A tour through Europe: Krakow 2000

  Krakow was one of the nine European Capitals of Culture (ECoC) in the year 2000. The city, located in southern Poland, has a population of roughly 800 000 inhabitants, making it the third...

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We support Oulu2026: Luleå, Sweden

We support Oulu2026: Luleå, Sweden

The collaboration between the Municipality of Luleå and the City of Oulu has been going on for more than 20 years. Luleå  With a population of around 78,500...

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We Support Oulu2026: Portrait of Leverkusen

We Support Oulu2026: Portrait of Leverkusen

Leverkusen: Less than one hundred years old but known worldwide Leverkusen is young, much younger than most other towns in Germany –the town became only 90 years in 2020: officially founded in 1930,...

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A tour through Europe: Bergen 2000

A tour through Europe: Bergen 2000

  Bergen was one of the nine European Capitals of Culture (ECoC) in 2000. The city is located on the western coast of Norway and has a population of over 280 000, making it the country’s second...

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A tour through Europe: Rotterdam 2001

A tour through Europe: Rotterdam 2001

  The Dutch city of Rotterdam, which has a population of around 600 000 and is located in the province of South Holland, was European Capital of Culture (ECoC) in 2001 together with Porto of...

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A tour through Europe: Bruges 2002

A tour through Europe: Bruges 2002

  Bruges was a culturally rich city long before they became European Capital of Culture (ECoC) for 2002. Bruges was founded by Vikings in the 9th century and very soon it became a major...

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A tour through Europe: Salamanca 2002

A tour through Europe: Salamanca 2002

  In 2002 Salamanca, located in western Spain, became the country’s third European Capital of Culture (ECoC), following Madrid (1992) and Santiago de Compostela (2000). Salamanca is known for...

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A tour through Europe: Graz 2003

A tour through Europe: Graz 2003

  Graz, a city in South-East Austria with a population of around 300 000, was the European Capital of Culture (ECoC) in 2003. Graz has been a cultural town for hundreds of years, one...

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