Nokia, the Manufacturer of Mobile Phones, Is Known the World Over. But Where Are the Roots of the Nokia Corporation?

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Helsinki, 14 January, 2005 — Nokia, the Manufacturer of Mobile Phones, Is Known the World Over. But Where Are the Roots of the Nokia Corporation?

It's hard to believe it all started tucked away in south-west Finland, in a small town called Nokia.

The town's name is said to derive from the Finnish word, nokinäätä, the furry pine marten, related to the sable. The first documented information about the town dates back to 1505, worlds away from today's Nokia Corporation, champion of mobile telephony.

Read the whole story about a town called Nokia!

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http://virtual.finland.fi/TownCalledNokia