Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Lahti, Finland

Finland-18, originally uploaded by Abhishek's Received Postcards.

Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.
It is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region located in the province of Southern Finland. It is situated on a bay at the southern end of lake Vesijärvi about 100 kilometres (60 mi) north-east of the capital Helsinki. In English, the Finnish word Lahti literally means bay and Vesijärvi means water lake.
The symbol of the city depicts a train wheel surrounded by sparkling flames.


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