North Karelia

North Karelia is a region in eastern . It borders the regions of , North Savo, South Savo and , as well as . The city of is the capital of the region.

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, the second largest city in Eastern Finland and the capital of North Karelia, and at the outfall of the river Pielisjoki. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a town and municipality of . It is located in the North Karelia region. Photo: Silver, CC BY 3.0.

is a municipality in the heart of North Karelia in Eastern Finland. Photo: Puolitosi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town and municipality of . It was located in the former province of Eastern Finland until 2010 and is now in the North Karelia region.

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is a former municipality of . It was merged with the town of on 1 January 2020.

lies in the municipalities of , and in North Karelia, Eastern , on the western shore of Lake Pielinen, and covers 3000 hectares. Photo: Pentti Rautio, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is in . It was centre of formerly Pyhäselkä municipality. Photo: Powerresethdd, CC BY-SA 3.0.

North Karelia

Latitude of center
62.8333° or 62° 50' north
Longitude of center
29.9167° or 29° 55' east
Population
167,000
Elevation
124 metres (407 feet)
Geo­Names ID
830686

Also Known As

  • Albanian: Karelia Veriore
  • Arabic: كاريليا الشمالية
  • Armenian: Հյուսիսային Կարելիա
  • Asturian: Carelia del Norte
  • Azerbaijani: Şimali Kareliya
  • Basque: Ipar Karelia
  • Belarusian: Паўночная Карэлія
  • Bengali: কারেলিয়া
  • Bosnian: Sjeverna Karelija
  • Catalan: Carèlia Septentrional
  • Cebuano: Pohjois-Karjala
  • Chinese: Pak Karelia Tōa-khu
  • Chinese: 北卡累利阿区
  • Chinese: 北卡累利阿區
  • Czech: Severní Karélie
  • Danish: Norra Karelen
  • Dutch: Pohjois-Karjala
  • English: Norra Karelen
  • English: North Karelia Region
  • English: North Karelia region
  • English: Northern Karelia
  • English: Pohjois-Karjala
  • Esperanto: Norda Karelio
  • Estonian: Põhja-Karjala
  • Estonian: Põhja-Karjala maakond
  • Finnish: Norra Karelen
  • Finnish: Pohjois-Karjala
  • Finnish: Pohjois-Karjalan Maakunta
  • Finnish: Pohjois-Karjalan maakunta
  • French: Carélie du Nord
  • Galician: Carelia do Norte
  • Georgian: ჩრდილოეთი კარელია
  • German: Nordkarelien
  • German: Norra Karelen
  • German: Pohjois-Karjala
  • Greek: Βόρεια Καρελία
  • Gujarati: નોર્થ કેરેલિયા
  • Hebrew: צפון קרליה
  • Hindi: उत्तरी करेलिया
  • Hungarian: Észak-Karjala
  • Ido: Nord-Karelia
  • Inari Sami: Tave-Kärjil eennâmkodde‎
  • Indonesian: North Karelia
  • Irish: An Chairéil Thuaidh
  • Italian: Carelia settentrionale
  • Japanese: 北カルヤラ県
  • Japanese: 北カレリア
  • Japanese: 北カレリア地方
  • Kannada: ಉತ್ತರ ಕರೇಲಿಯಾ
  • Karelian: Pohjas-Karjal
  • Komi-Permyak: Похьёйс Карьяла
  • Korean: 북카리알라 지역
  • Korean: 포흐요이스카리알라
  • Latin: Carelia Septentrionalis
  • Latvian: Ziemeļkarēlija
  • Lithuanian: Šiaurės Karelija
  • Livvi: Pohjas-Karjalan muakundu
  • Macedonian: Северна Карелија
  • Malay: North Karelia
  • Marathi: नॉर्थ केरेलिया
  • Min Nan Chinese: Pak Karelia Tōa-khu
  • Northern Frisian: Nuurdkareelien
  • Northern Sami: Davvi-Gárjila eanangoddi
  • Norwegian: Nord-Karelen
  • Norwegian: Norra Karelen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Norra Karelen
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Norra Karelen
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Pohjois-Karjala
  • Persian: کارلیای شمالی
  • Polish: Karelia Północna
  • Portuguese: Carélia do Norte
  • Romanian: Carelia de Nord
  • Russian: Похйойс-Карьяла
  • Russian: Северная Карелия
  • Scots: North Karelie
  • Serbian: Severna Karelija
  • Serbian: Sjeverna Karelija
  • Serbian: Северна Карелија
  • Serbian: Сјеверна Карелија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Sjeverna Karelija
  • Sinhala: උතුරු කරෙලියා
  • Slovak: Pohjois-Karjala
  • Spanish: Carelia del Norte
  • Spanish: Región de Carelia del Norte
  • Swedish: Landskapet Norra Karelen
  • Swedish: Norra Karelen
  • Swedish: Pohjois-Karjala
  • Tamil: வடக்கு கரேலியா
  • Telugu: నార్త్ కరేలియా
  • Thai: นอร์ทแคร์เรีย
  • Turkish: Kuzey Karelya
  • Ukrainian: Північна Карелія
  • Urdu: شمالی کاریلیا
  • Vietnamese: Bắc Karelia
  • Western Panjabi: اتلا کریلیا
  • Wu Chinese: 北卡累利阿区
  • Carelia Settentrionale

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