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North Karelia

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North Karelia

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North Karelia is in Finland.



  • The city of Joensuu is - as the name of the place translates - at the mouth of a river entering a lake. It is one of the relatively fast growing centres in Eastern Finland. The university of Joensuu supplies a constant stream of freshmeat student from all over the country.
  • Hammaslahti
  • Valtimo — small town

Other destinations



Get in

From Russia through Niirala border crossing

Get around


The Koli National Park lies in the municipalities of Eno, Lieksa and Kontiolahti in North Karelia, on the western shore of Lake Pielinen and covers 3000 hectares. Established in 1991, the uncommonly beautiful national park and diversifield winter tourist centre is administered by the Finnish Forest Research Institute (Metla).




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