Ruotsinpyhtää is a former municipality of Finland. Ruotsinpyhtää, Pernå and Liljendal were consolidated to Loviisa on January 1, 2010.To visit Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa on your holiday in Ruotsinpyhtaa, and find out what else Ruotsinpyhtaa has to offer, use our Ruotsinpyhtaa.
It is located in the province of Southern Finland and was part of the Eastern Uusimaa region. The municipality had a population of 2,893 (December 31, 2009) and covered an area of of which 193.36km2 is water. The population density was.
The municipality was bilingual, with majority being Finnish and minority Swedish speakers.
The area of Ruotsinpyhtää was originally part of Pyhtää. After the Treaty of Åbo in 1743 the border between Sweden and Russian Empire was drawn on the Ahvenkoski rapid, dividing Pyhtää between the two states. Due to this the western side became known as Ruotsinpyhtää (Swedish Pyhtää). In 1744 Jakob Forsell (later af Forselles) and Anders Nohrström bought the local ironworks, which was renamed Strömfors after their surnames. In 1817 Strömfors became the official Swedish name for the municipality.
The Ruotsinpyhtää church was built in 1771 from wood. The church was renovated in 1898 to its current gothic revival appearance.
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa reviews
The church was built in 1770-1 as Sweden and Russian border divided area into original Pyhtää (russian side) and new Ruotsinpyhtää, literally SwedenPyhtää. It is important example of centric church... more »
Nice wooden 250 years old church. The altarpiece was painted by Helene Schjerfbeck. Beautiful and pieceful surroundings gs. more »
This is an interesting church both for the architecture and for the altarpiece by Helene Schjerfbeck, who went on to become one of Finland's foremost painters. Don't miss the graves of heroes from... more »
Beautiful and well maintained park. Altar table Author. Helena Schjerfbeck!
Part of the Church is a beautiful church/ruotsinpyhtää, a small church building which was built in the years 1770-1771. The shape of it is octagonal and now represents mostly 1800s neo-Gothic. In the Church is the oldest church in the shape of. It is 360 seats and started its activities in 1771.
A wonderful and enchanting part of the territory of the village pikkukirkko in the idyllic. Significant art history: Helene Schjerfbeck reportedly only missed. Definitely worth a visit! In the summer, a delightful destination, the country will take to the highway quickly, for example.
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