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The National Archives of Finland (Finnish: Kansallisarkisto, Swedish: Riksarkivet) is a Finnish government agency responsible for archiving official documents of the Finnish state and municipalities. It is situated in the capital Helsinki.

  • The archives was created in 1816 as part of the Senate of Finland.
  • The present building was built in 1890.
  • In 1939 it also became a central government agency of its own.
  • The present Swedish name was adopted in 1939 and the present Finnish name in 1994.

The website is [1] and the Wikipedia page is [2].

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