Category: Postcrossing - official card
Date: October 2014
Distance: 459 km
Time of travelling: 7 days
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. It received its charter in 1606, during the reign of Charles IX of Sweden and is named after the Royal House of Vasa. Today, Vaasa has a population of 67,034 (30 November 2014) (approximately 90,000 in the Vaasa sub-region), and is the regional capital of Ostrobothnia.