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| Republic of Karelia|
| Pitkyarantsky Municipal District|
Pitkyarantskoye Urban Settlement
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Pitkyaranta (Russian: Питкяранта; Karelian: Pitkyrandu; Finnish: Pitkäranta) is a town and the administrative center of Pitkyarantsky District of the Republic of Karelia, Russia, located on the northeastern coast of Lake Ladoga. Population: 11,429 (2010 Census); 13,347 (2002 Census); 14,361 (1989 Census).
It was founded in the 19th century. Town status was granted to it on July 9, 1940.
Within the framework of administrative divisions, Pitkyaranta serves as the administrative center of Pitkyarantsky District, to which it is directly subordinated. As a municipal division, the town of Pitkyaranta, together with three rural localities, is incorporated within Pitkyarantsky Municipal District as Pitkyarantskoye Urban Settlement.
Pitkyaranta is twinned with: Kuopio, Finland