Raahe is a city in the Oulu province, 74 km south of the city of . With 22,500 inhabitants, Raahe is the third largest town in the region. The town is strongly associated with the steel industry, through the huge Rautaruukki steel mill as well as Finnish rules baseball through the Pattijoki team.

Landmarks in the Area

Raahe Museum is the oldest museum of local history and culture in . Photo: SeppVei, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

Raahe is a town and municipality of . Founded by Swedish statesman and Governor General of Finland Count Per Brahe the Younger in 1649, it is one of 10 historic wooden towns remaining in Finland. Photo: Estormiz, Public domain.


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