Karelia

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. Much of the Finnish national epic Kalevala was collected here.

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is the capital city of the Republic of Karelia, , which stretches along the western shore of for some 27 kilometers. Photo: Lion10, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a small town along the northern shores of Lake Ladoga in Karelia. Photo: Ludvig14, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is an near the geometrical center of the in the Republic of Karelia, . Photo: NiaPol, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a town in the northwest of the Republic of Karelia, , located 30 kilometers from the border with Finland, on the shore of Lake Kontoki. Photo: Höyhens, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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is an island and archipelago in Ladoga, Russian Karelia. Photo: Ludvig14, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Karelia

Latitude of center
62.6194° or 62° 37' 9.9" north
Longitude of center
33.492° or 33° 29' 31.3" east
Population
633,000
Elevation
188 metres (617 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 567535537
Geo­Names ID
552548
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Republik Karelia
  • Afar: Kareliya
  • Afrikaans: Republiek van Karelië
  • Albanian: Karelia
  • Albanian: Republika e Karelisë
  • Amharic: የካሬሊያ ሪፐብሊክ
  • Arabic: Republika han Karelia
  • Arabic: جمهورية كاريليا
  • Aragonese: Carelia
  • Aragonese: Republica de Carelia
  • Armenian: Կարելիա
  • Armenian: Կարելիայի Հանրապետություն
  • Asturian: República de Carelia
  • Azerbaijani: Kareliya Respublikası
  • Bashkir: Карелия
  • Bashkir: Карелия Республикаһы
  • Bashkir: Карьяла
  • Basque: Karelia
  • Basque: Kareliako Errepublika
  • Belarusian: Карэлія
  • Belarusian: Кар’яла
  • Belarusian: Рэспубліка Карэлія
  • Bengali: কারেলিয়া প্রজাতন্ত্র
  • Bosnian: Karelija
  • Bosnian: Republika Karelija
  • Breton: Republik Karelia
  • Bulgarian: Republik Karelia
  • Bulgarian: Република Карелия
  • Buriat: Карели Улас
  • Catalan: Carèlia
  • Catalan: Karelia
  • Catalan: República de Carèlia
  • Cebuano: Respublika Kareliya
  • Chechen: Карели
  • Chechen: Карелийн Республика
  • Chechen: Карьяла
  • Chinese: Karelia Kiōng-hô-kok
  • Chinese: 卡累利阿
  • Chinese: 卡累利阿共和国
  • Church Slavic: Карꙗла Димократїꙗ
  • Chuvash: Карел Республики
  • Chuvash: Карели Республики
  • Crimean Tatar: Kareliya
  • Croatian: Karelija
  • Croatian: Republika Karelija
  • Czech: Karelská republika
  • Czech: Karélie
  • Czech: Republika Karélie
  • Danish: Karelen
  • Danish: Republikken Karelija
  • Dimli (individual language): Karelya
  • Dutch: Karelië
  • Dutch: Republiek Karelië
  • Eastern Mari: Карелий
  • Eastern Mari: Карелий Республик
  • Egyptian Arabic: جمهورية كاريليا
  • Egyptian Arabic: كاريليا
  • English: Kareliya
  • English: Kareliya Republic
  • English: Karjala
  • English: Karjalan Tazovaldkund
  • English: Karjalan tasavalta
  • English: Karjalan tazavalda
  • English: Republic of Karelia
  • English: Respublika Kareliya
  • English: Респу́блика Каре́лия
  • Erzya: Карелэнь Республикась
  • Esperanto: Karelio
  • Esperanto: Respubliko Karelio
  • Estonian: Karjala Vabariik
  • Faroese: Lýðveldið Karelia
  • Fiji Hindi: Republic of Karelia
  • Finnish: Karjala
  • Finnish: Karjalan Tazovaldkund
  • Finnish: Karjalan tasavalta
  • Finnish: Karjalan tazavalda
  • Finnish: Respublika Karelija
  • Finnish: Respublika Kareliya
  • Finnish: Респу́блика Каре́лия
  • French: Carélie
  • French: Karelia
  • French: République de Carélie
  • French: république de Carélie
  • Gagauz: Kareliya
  • Galician: República de Carelia
  • Georgian: კარელიის რესპუბლიკა
  • German: Karelien
  • German: Republik Karelien
  • Greek: Δημοκρατία της Καρελίας
  • Greek: Καρελία
  • Gujarati: કરેલિયા રિપબ્લિક
  • Hakka Chinese: Karelia Khiung-fò-koet
  • Hausa: Karelia Khiung-fò-koet
  • Hebrew: קריאלה
  • Hebrew: קרליה
  • Hebrew: רפובליקת קרליה
  • Hindi: कारेलिया गणतंत्र
  • Hindi: केरलिया गणराज्य
  • Hungarian: Karél Köztársaság
  • Hungarian: Karélia
  • Ido: Republiko di Karelia
  • Indonesian: Republik Karelia
  • Interlingue: Republica de Karelia
  • Inupiaq: Kareliiq
  • Irish: Poblacht na Cairéile
  • Italian: Carelia
  • Italian: Repubblica di Carelia
  • Japanese: カレリア共和国
  • Kabardian: Карел республикэ
  • Kalmyk: Карелуд таңһч
  • Kannada: ಕರೀಲಿಯಾ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Kareliya
  • Karelian: Karjala
  • Karelian: Karjalan tašavalta
  • Kazakh: Карелия
  • Kazakh: Карелия Республикасы
  • Kazakh: Карьяла
  • Kirghiz: Карилия
  • Komi-Permyak: Карьяла
  • Komi-Permyak: Республика Карьяла
  • Komi: Карелия
  • Korean: 카렐리야 공화국
  • Latin: Carelia
  • Latin: Res Publica Carelia
  • Latvian: Karēlijas Republika
  • Lezghian: Карелия
  • Lezghian: Республика Карелия
  • Lithuanian: Karelija
  • Lithuanian: Karelijos Respublika
  • Livvi: Karjal
  • Livvi: Karjalan tazavaldu
  • Macedonian: Карелија
  • Macedonian: Република Карелија
  • Malay: Republik Karelia
  • Marathi: कॅरेलिया
  • Marathi: कॅरेलिया प्रजासत्ताक
  • Min Dong Chinese: Karelia
  • Min Nan Chinese: Karelia Kiōng-hô-kok
  • Mingrelian: კარელიაშ რესპუბლიკა
  • Mongolian: Бүгд Найрамдах Карель Улс
  • Northern Frisian: Kareelien
  • Northern Sami: Gárjil
  • Northern Sami: Gárjila dásseváldi
  • Norwegian: Karelia
  • Norwegian: Republikken Karelia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Karelia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Republikken Karelia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Karelia
  • Occitan (post 1500): Republica de Carèlia
  • Ossetian: Республикæ Карели
  • Persian: جمهوری کارلیا
  • Polish: Karelia
  • Polish: Karjala
  • Polish: Republika Karelii
  • Portuguese: Carélia
  • Portuguese: República da Carélia
  • Romanian: Carelia
  • Romanian: Karelia
  • Romanian: Republica Carelia
  • Romanian: Republica Carelă
  • Russia Buriat: Карели Улас
  • Russia Buriat: Кареэл Республика
  • Russian: Карелия
  • Russian: Карельская республика
  • Russian: Карьяла
  • Russian: Республика Карелия
  • Scots: Republic o Karelie
  • Serbian: Карелија
  • Serbian: Република Карелија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Karelija
  • Serbo-Croatian: Republika Karelija
  • Sinhala: කරෙලියා ජනරජය
  • Slovak: Karelsko
  • Slovenian: Karelija
  • Slovenian: Republika Karelija
  • South Azerbaijani: کارلیا جومهوریتی
  • Spanish: Carelia
  • Spanish: República de Carelia
  • Spanish: República de Karelia
  • Sundanese: Républik Karélia
  • Swahili: Karelia
  • Swedish: Karelska republiken
  • Tagalog: Karelia
  • Tagalog: Republika ng Karelia
  • Tajik: Карелия
  • Tamil: கரேலிய குடியரசு
  • Tamil: கரேலியா
  • Tamil: குடியரசு ஆப் கரேலியா
  • Tatar: Kareliä
  • Tatar: Kareliä Cömhüriäte
  • Tatar: Karjala
  • Tatar: Карелия
  • Telugu: రిపబ్లిక్ ఆఫ్ కారేలియా
  • Thai: คาเรเลีย
  • Thai: สาธารณรัฐคาเรลียา
  • Thai: สาธารณรัฐคาเรเลีย
  • Turkish: Karelya Cumhuriyeti
  • Udmurt: Карелия
  • Uighur: كارېلىيە
  • Ukrainian: Карелія
  • Ukrainian: Республіка Карелія
  • Upper Sorbian: Republika Karelska
  • Urdu: جمہوریہ کاریلیا
  • Urdu: جمہوریہ کریلیا
  • Uzbek: Kareliya
  • Uzbek: Kareliya Respublikasi
  • Veps: Karjal
  • Veps: Karjalan Tazovaldkund
  • Veps: Venäman Karjal
  • Vietnamese: Cộng hòa Karelia
  • Vietnamese: Cộng hòa Kareliya
  • Võro: Kar'ala Vabariik
  • Waray (Philippines): Republika han Karelia
  • Western Mari: Карели Республика
  • Western Panjabi: کریلیا
  • Wu Chinese: 卡累利阿共和国
  • Yakut: Карелия Республиката
  • Yakut: Карелия Өрөспүүбүлүкэтэ
  • Yue Chinese: 卡累利阿
  • Zaza: Cumhuriyetê Kareliya
  • Zaza: Cumhuriyetê Karelya
  • Zaza: Karelya
  • Karelian ASSR
  • Karel’skaya ASSR
  • Karel’skaya Avtonomnaya Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika

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