(1757) Porvoo

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1939 FC. Discovered 1939 Mar. 17 by Y. Väisälä at Turku.

Named for the second oldest (after Turku) town in Finland. At the Porvoo Diet in 1809 the Russian czar confirmed that Finland was annexed to the Russian empire as an autonomous nation. (M 5449)

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