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Nykarleby (Finnish: Uusikaarlepyy) is a town and municipality in Ostrobothnia.


Most (89%) of Nykarleby's approximately 7400 inhabitants are native Swedish speakers. The town is famous as the home of writer Zacharias Topelius (1818-1898).

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By car or bus. The railway per se isn't so far away but the closest station is that of Jakobstad, in Bennäs.

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Nykarleby Church
  • 1 Kuddnäs Museum, Jakobstadsvägen 22. The birth house of Topelius, a museum since 1934. Kuddnäs (Q10549787) on Wikidata
  • 2 Topelius Park (Topeliparken). A park named after the author with two monuments dedicated to him.
  • 3 Nykarleby Church, Kyrkogatan 6. A yellow wooden church next to the river.




  • 1 Victoria Kebab Pizzeria, Sollefteågatan 11. Pizzeria.




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