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Karelia is a region in Northwestern Russia, which borders Finland to the west, Murmansk Oblast to the north, the White Sea to the northeast, Arkhangelsk Oblast to the east, Vologda Oblast to the southeast, and Leningrad Oblast to the south.
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In Karelia

Petrozavodsk is the capital city of Karelia with a population just above 263,000.

Kizhi is an island in Karelia, Russia. The Kizhi museum is one of the largest open-air museums in Russia.

About Karelia

  • Location:  , ,
  • Population:  697,000
  • Latitide of center:  63° 49' (63.8167°) north
  • Longitude of center:  33° east
  • Average elevation:  188 meters (617 feet)
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Other Names for Karelia

  • Russian:  Карелия, Карельская республика, Республика Карелия
  • Swedish:  Karelska republiken
  • Karelian ASSR
  • Kareliya
  • Karel’skaya ASSR
  • Karel’skaya Avtonomnaya Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika

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