See also:grand duchy of Finland, capital of the province of
See also:Vasa, on the east
See also:coast of the Gulf of
See also:Bothnia, 327 M. by
See also:north-west of
See also:Helsingfors . Pop . (1904) 18,028 . It has two classical lyceums for boys and three for girls, a school of navigation, and a large number of
See also:schools . There is a shipyard and a considerable export
See also:trade . Vasa was founded on the coast of the Gulf of Bothnia in 16o6, but after the
See also:fire of 1852, as the
See also:sea had already receded for a considerable distance, the
See also:town was rebuilt nearer to the
See also:shore and received the official name of Nikolaistad . The population of the province (1904) was 295,187 .
GIORGIO VASARI (1511-1571)
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