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Pajulahti Games 2015: World Championship medalists in sitting volleyball and goalball
15.11.2014

 
 

Contact info

Finnish Sports Association of Persons with Disabilities
Radiokatu 20, 5. krs.
00240 Helsinki

www.vammaisurheilu.fi

Organizing Committee

 
 
Logo: Pajulahti Games 2013
 

Facts about Finland

Population:
5.4 million

Area:
338 424 km² (131 985 square miles), the fifth-largest country in Western Europe.

Greatest length from north to south
:
1 160 km (720 miles).

Greatest width rom east to west
:
540 km (335 mi).

Capital
:
Helsinki (1.25 million inhabitants in metropolitan area).

Climate
:
Great contrasts – cold winters and fairly warm summers.

Languages
:
Finland is officially bilingual. Finnish is the first language of 92%, and Swedish of 5.5% of the population. About 1 700 people in Lapland speak Sami (Lapp) languages.

Currency = euro Change currency (http://www.xe.com/)
Voltage = 230V
Time zone = GMT +3 (summer time)
http://wwp.greenwichmeantime.com/time-zone/europe/european-union/finland/
Weather in Lahti (about 15 km to Pajulahti)
(http://weather.weatherbug.com/Finland/Lahti-weather/local-forecast/7-day-forecast.html?zcode=z6169&lang_id=fi-FI)
Tap water: drinkable

Did you know Finland has:

5.3 million people
1.8 million saunas (approx 500 are traditional smoke saunas)
5.2 million mobile phones (Nokia is a Finnish brand)

188 000 lakes (accounts for 10% of the total area) 180 000 islands
475 000 summer cottages

203 000 reindeer
200 000 salmon

35 national parks

and...

1 Santa Claus - the real one!
 

Sports

Athletics
Goalball
Judo
Powerlifting
Showdown
Sitting Volleyball
Wheelchair rugby

 

Results

Results
 

Web-Tv

Watch WebTv live from Pajulahti
 

Sponsors

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Logo: Nastola town

Logo: Umbro

Logo: Lehtimäen Liikenne
 

Highlights 2013