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Kaleva, MI -- U.S. village in Michigan
Population (2000): 509
Housing Units (2000): 251
Land area (2000): 1.107404 sq. miles (2.868163 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.107404 sq. miles (2.868163 sq. km)
FIPS code: 42240
Located within: Michigan (MI), FIPS 26
Location: 44.371834 N, 86.009727 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 49645
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Kaleva, MI

Kaleva or Kalevi may refer to:

  • Kalevi (mythology), the great king of Kainuu in Finnish, Karelian and Estonian mythology
  • Kaleva (wasp), a wasp genus in the subfamily Pteromalinae
  • Kaleva (Tampere), a portion of the city of Tampere, Finland
  • Kaleva (airplane), registered as OH-ALL, airliner shot down by Soviet bombers in 1940
  • Kaleva (newspaper), a newspaper founded in 1899 in Oulu in northern Finland
  • Kaleva, Michigan, a village in the United States, founded by Finnish settlers
Kaleva (airplane)

Kaleva, registered OH-ALL, was a civilian Junkers Ju 52 passenger and transport plane, belonging to the Finnish carrier Aero O/Y. The aircraft was shot down by two Soviet Ilyushin DB-3 bombers during peacetime between the Soviet Union and Finland on 14 June 1940, while en route from Tallinn to Helsinki, killing all 9 on board.

Kaleva (Tampere)

Kaleva is an eastern part of the city of Tampere, Finland. The population of Kaleva is approximately 10,000 (2005).

The most notable landmark is the Kaleva Church, built between 1959 and 1966.

Kaleva has many educational institutions, the folk high school Sampola and vocational school of economics, two high schools (lukio); Kalevan lukio and Sammon keskuslukio, and two comprehensive schools. It's also the home of the biggest swimming hall in Tampere.

Most locals are students from Tampere University or pensioners. In 2007 Kaleva topped being the most poor part of the town.1

Category:Tampere Category:Districts of Tampere

Kaleva (newspaper)

Kaleva is a Finnish subscription newspaper published in Oulu, Finland.