Rovaniemi is the capital of . Rovaniemi, the business center of Finnish Lapland since the 19th century, was razed to the ground by the Germans in the final days of World War II with only a handful of buildings left standing.

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The University of Lapland is located in the city of , . is situated 1½ km south of Rovaniemi.

Keskuskenttä is a multi-purpose stadium in , Finland. Photo: Junafani, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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