Karelia is a region in , known as the country of lakes. It has a strong cultural connection with Finland, with the ethnic Karelians closely related to the Finns.

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


is an island and archipelago in Ladoga, Russian .

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

is a small town along the northern shores of Lake Ladoga in .

is a town in Russian . was built as a Finnish-Russian cooperation 1977–1985, for mining the iron ore found 1946, one of the largest iron ore reserves in Russia.


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