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Kontiolahti is a municipality that was founded in 1873 and is situated in the heart of North Karelia in Eastern Finland.


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Domestic flights from Helsinki-Vantaa International Airport to nearest City Joensuu. From there you have to travel by taxi or bus.

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Long-distance trains from Helsinki or Turku and northern Finland terminate in the heart of the city at the Joensuu Railway Station.

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Long-distance buses terminate at the central bus station in Joensuu, adjacent to Mannerheimintie and within easy walking distance of the Central Railway Station.

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The Koli National Park lies in the municipalities of Eno, Lieksa and Kontiolahti, on the western shore of Lake Pielinen and covers 3000 hectares.

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In general, Finland is a fairly safe country, and Kontiolahti is no exception. There are no exceptional crime problems or health hazards.

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