Petäjävesi is a small village in . Its main claim to fame is its wooden church dating back to 1765, a World Heritage Site as an exemplary piece of Scandinavian wooden architecture.

Notable Places in the Area

The is a wooden church located in Petäjävesi, . Photo: Kulmalukko, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Railway station
Photo: Junafani, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Historic site
is a lake formed in an impact crater in Petäjävesi, . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.


62.25° or 62° 15' north
25.2° or 25° 12' east
138 metres (453 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Albanian: Petäjävesi
  • Asturian: Petäjävesi (conceyu de Finlandia)
  • Asturian: Petäjävesi
  • Asturian: conceyu de Petäjävesi
  • Belarusian: Пецяявесі
  • Catalan: Petäjävesi
  • Cebuano: Petäjävesi
  • Chinese: 佩泰耶韋西
  • Chinese: 佩泰耶韦西
  • Danish: Petäjävesi
  • Danish: Petæjævesi
  • Dutch: Petajavesi
  • Dutch: Petäjävesi
  • Esperanto: Petajavesi
  • Esperanto: Petäjävesi
  • Estonian: Petäjävesi
  • Estonian: Petäjävesi vald
  • Finnish: Petäjävesi
  • French: Petaejaevesi
  • French: Petajavesi
  • French: Petäjävesi
  • Galician: Petäjävesi
  • German: Petäjävesi
  • Inari Sami: Petäjävesi
  • Indonesian: Petajavesi
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  • Italian: Petajavesi
  • Italian: Petäjävesi
  • Northern Sami: Petäjävesi
  • Norwegian: Petäjävesi
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Petäjävesi
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Petäjävesi
  • Polish: Drewniany kościół w Petäjävesi
  • Polish: Petäjävesi
  • Romanian: Petajavesi
  • Romanian: Petäjävesi
  • Russian: Петяйявеси
  • Russian: Петяявеси
  • Spanish: Petajavesi
  • Spanish: Petäjävesi
  • Swedish: Petäjävesi
  • Turkish: Petäjävesi
  • Ukrainian: Петяйявесі
  • Vietnamese: Petäjävesi

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