Ulvila - Finland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member small oaks
N 61° 25.970 E 021° 52.970
34V E 547096 N 6811318
Quick Description: City of Ulvila Flag by the River Kokemäenjoki
Location: Finland
Date Posted: 8/13/2010 3:43:44 AM
Waymark Code: WM9FBC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
Views: 45

Long Description:
In the flag there is Ulvila city's Coat of arms.
It's blazon says something like this. "The green field a golden image of St. Olaf, battle-ax in his hands and orb, sitting on a silver throne."

Ulvila is one of the six towns in Finland that is founded in middle-ages. Ulvila was founded in the year 1365. The rights and privileges of a town had been granted to Ulvila by the king of Sweden, Albert of Mecklenburg.
Ulvila had actually been the northernmost town of the entire Swedish Empire in the Middle Ages and hence was important for the empire especially from the viewpoint of trading in the Gulf of Bothnia. Today city of Ulvila has population about 14 000.
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