Kellokoski

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Kellokoski church

Kellokoski (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈkɛlːɔkɔski]; Swedish: Mariefors) is one of the three villages in the Finnish municipality of Tuusula. It has a population of 4,400.[1]

Kellokoski has its own church, which was built in 1734,[2] and a psychiatric hospital.[3]

Most people speak Finnish. Earlier there was also people who spoke Swedish.

History[edit]

Kellokosken ruukki, pig iron factory started 1795. Novadays, iron products have been replaced with products made from aluminium.

Notable people from Kellokoski[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.tuusula.fi/kellokoski/ Tuusula.fi Information about Kellokoski (in Finnish)
  2. ^ http://www.suomiopas.fi/en/4821/kunta/Tuusula SuomiOpas Site with information about Finland
  3. ^ http://www.hus.fi/default.asp?path=59,404,19303,19317 HUS - Hospital district of Helsinki and Uusimaa

Coordinates: 60°33′N 25°06′E / 60.550°N 25.100°E / 60.550; 25.100