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Vasa may refer to:
  • House of Vasa
    House of Vasa
    The House of Vasa was the Royal House of Sweden 1523-1654 and of Poland 1587-1668. It originated from a noble family in Uppland of which several members had high offices during the 15th century....

    , a medieval Swedish noble family, the royal house of Sweden 1523–1654 and of Poland 1587–1668
    • Vasa (ship), a Swedish warship that sank in 1628, since restored
    • Vasa Museum
      Vasa Museum
      The Vasa Museum is a maritime museum in Stockholm, Sweden. Located on the island of Djurgården, the museum displays the only almost fully intact 17th century ship that has ever been salvaged, the 64-gun warship Vasa that sank on her maiden voyage in 1628. The Vasa Museum opened in 1990 and,...

      , Stockholm, where the restored ship is currently displayed
    • Order of Vasa
      Order of Vasa
      The Royal Order of Vasa was a Swedish Royal order of chivalry, awarded to citizens of Sweden for service to state and society especially in the fields of agriculture, mining and commerce. It was instituted on 29 May 1772 by King Gustav III of Sweden...

      , one of the Royal Swedish orders of knighthood
    • Vasa Order of America
      Vasa Order of America
      Vasa Order of America is a Swedish-American fraternal, cultural and educational organization.-History:Vasa Order of America was founded in 1896 in New Haven, Connecticut at the height of Swedish immigration to the United States as a Swedish-American fraternal order. Vasa Order of America emerged...

      , a Swedish-American Fraternal Order
  • vasa gene
    Vasa gene
    vasa is an RNA binding protein with an RNA dependant helicase. The vasa gene, is essential for germ cell development and was first identified in Drosophila melanogaster.-Expression:...

    , a gene that is essential for germ cell development and was first identified in Drosophila melanogaster


In places:
  • Vasa (Rajasthan)
    Vasa (Rajasthan)
    Vasa is a village in Sirohi District in Rajasthan state in India. It is 9 km from Swarupganj and 25 km from Abu Road and also known as Vasantpur or Vasantgarh.-History:...

    , a village in Sirohi District, Rajashthan, India
  • Vaşa
    Vasa
    Vasa may refer to:* House of Vasa, a medieval Swedish noble family, the royal house of Sweden 1523–1654 and of Poland 1587–1668** Vasa , a Swedish warship that sank in 1628, since restored...

    , Azerbaijan
  • Väsa
    Väsa
    Väsa is a small village, about 5 km south from the Älvdalen Municipality in Dalarna, Sweden. Wäsabergen is a ski slope to the south of Väsa....

    , a village in Dalarna, Sweden
  • Vasa County, a historic county in modern-day Finland
  • Vasa Park, New Jersey
  • Vasa Township, Minnesota
    Vasa Township, Minnesota
    Vasa Township is a township in Goodhue County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 872 at the 2000 census.-Geography:According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 41.2 square miles , of which, 41.0 square miles of it is land and 0.2 square...

  • Wausa, Nebraska
    Wausa, Nebraska
    Wausa is a village in Knox County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 634 at the 2010 census.-Geography:Wausa is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of , all of it land....

    , named after Gustav Vasa, but with a slightly different spelling
  • Vasa Loch
    Vasa Loch
    Vasa Loch is a brackish lagoon in southwestern Shapinsay, Orkney Islands. This water body has been shown on early maps of the island in a very similar shape and size to its current geometry, separated from the North Sea by a narrow strip of raised beach. Vasa Loch is fed by small rivulets and...

    , a brackish lagoon in southwestern Shapinsay, Orkney Islands
  • Vasa
    Vaasa
    Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. It received its charter in 1606, during the reign of Charles IX of Sweden and is named after the Royal House of Vasa...

    , the Swedish name for the Finnish city of Vaasa
  • Vasa Kellakiou
    Vasa Kellakiou
    Vasa Kellakiou is a village in the Limassol District of Cyprus, located 5 km northwest of Asgata....

    , Cyprus
  • Vasa Koilaniou
    Vasa Koilaniou
    Vasa Koilaniou is a village in the Limassol District of Cyprus, located 4 km south of Omodos....

    , Cyprus

In anatomy:
  • Vasa nervorum
    Vasa nervorum
    Vasa nervorum are small arteries that provide blood supply to peripheral nerves. A decrease in blood flow through the vasa nervorum has been implicated in the development of diabetic neuropathy. Arteritis of the vasa nervorum leads to mononeuritis multiplex or polyneuropathy.The term is often...

    , small arteries that provide blood supply to peripheral nerves
  • Vasa praevia
    Vasa praevia
    Vasa praevia is an obstetric complication defined as "fetal vessels crossing or running in close proximity to the inner cervical os...

    , an obstetric complication
  • Vasa recta
    Vasa recta
    In the blood supply of the kidney, the vasa recta renis form a series of straight capillaries in the medulla...

    , capillaries within the kidneys
  • Vasa recta (intestines)
    Vasa recta (intestines)
    For the kidney structure, see vasa rectaVasa recta are straight arteries coming off from arcades in the mesentery of the jejunum and ileum, and heading toward the intestines....

    , capillaries surrounding the intestines
  • Vasa vasorum
    Vasa vasorum
    The vasa vasorum is a network of small blood vessels that supply large blood vessels.The vasa vasorum are found in large arteries and veins such as the aorta and its branches....

    , capillaries that supply the outer tissues of large blood vessels


In other uses:
  • Vása
    Vasa
    Vasa may refer to:* House of Vasa, a medieval Swedish noble family, the royal house of Sweden 1523–1654 and of Poland 1587–1668** Vasa , a Swedish warship that sank in 1628, since restored...

    , the sun in J. R. R. Tolkien's fictional cosmology
  • Vasa IFK
    Vasa IFK
    Vasa IFK is a Finnish football club, located in Vaasa. It was founded in 1900. The club changed its name in 1988 after a merger with another club BK-48, and was called BK-IFK during the late 1900s. The name was changed back to VIFK in year 2000....

    , a Finnish football club
  • Vasa parrot
    Vasa parrot
    The vasa parrots are two species of parrot which are endemic to Madagascar and other islands in the western Indian Ocean.- Taxonomy :There are two species and several subspecies:Coracopsis, Wagler 1832...

    , a genus of parrots from Madagascar
  • Vasaloppet
    Vasaloppet
    Vasaloppet is an annual long distance cross-country ski race held on the first Sunday of March in northwestern Dalarna, Sweden between the village of Sälen and town of Mora. It is the oldest, one of the longest, and in popular consideration the biggest cross-country ski race in the world...

    , a Swedish ski race

People with the name Vasa

  • Gustav Vasa (1496–1560), King of Sweden
  • Robert F. Vasa
    Robert F. Vasa
    Robert Francis Vasa is an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. On Monday, January 24, 2011, Bishop Vasa, 59, was named the Coadjutor Bishop , to Bishop Daniel F. Walsh of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Santa Rosa in California, by the Holy Father, His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI...

     (born 1951), Bishop of Baker
  • Vasa Mihich
    Vasa Mihich
    Vasa Mihich is an American artist based in Los Angeles, California.Born in Yugoslavia, Mihich has lived in Los Angeles since his arrival in the United States in 1960. He is an academically trained painter and a senior Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles in the Department of...

     (born 1933), American artist
  • Vasa Mijić
    Vasa Mijic
    Vasa Mijić is a Serbian volleyball player, who won the gold medal with the Yugoslavian Men's National Team at the 2000 Summer Olympics. Standing at 1,86 m, he played as a libero....

     (born 1973), Serbian volleyball player
  • Gustavus Vasa Fox (1821–1883), U.S. Naval officer during the American Civil War
  • Kettil Karlsson (Vasa)
    Kettil Karlsson (Vasa)
    Kettil Karlsson RegencyFebruary, 1464 - interregnum - - August 11, 1465FamilyVasaPredecessorChristian I of SwedenInterregnumCharles VIII of SwedenSuccessorJöns Bengtsson Date of Birth1433...

     (1433–1465), was a Swedish clergyman and regent of Sweden from 1464 to 1465
  • House of Vasa
    House of Vasa
    The House of Vasa was the Royal House of Sweden 1523-1654 and of Poland 1587-1668. It originated from a noble family in Uppland of which several members had high offices during the 15th century....

    was the Royal House of Sweden 1523-1654 and of Poland and Lithuania 1587–1668