The burnt child shuns the fire until the next day. - Mark Twain
Republic of Karelia
The Republic of Karelia is located in the northwestern part of Russian
Federation, taking intervening position between the basins of the Barents and
Baltic seas. The total territory of Karelia is 172,400 square kilometers
(68,960 square miles) with a population of 800 000 people. The capital of
the Republic is the city of Petrozavodsk
situated on the shore of Onego lake. Karelia is a very popular tourist
region with Kizhi
Island in Lake Onego among the most famous of places.
Below these resources we have also listed resources that describe the
smaller, less well-known towns and villages of the
region. We hope this list will continue to grow as more communities become
represented on the World Wide Web so please be sure to let us know if you
are aware of any other sites.
Towns and Villages in the Region
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