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Pitkyaranta

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Country  Russia
Administrative district  Pitkyarantsky District
Local time  Tuesday 1:32 AM
Federal subject  Republic of Karelia
Administrative center of  Pitkyarantsky District
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Municipal district  Pitkyarantsky Municipal District
Urban settlement  Pitkyarantskoye Urban Settlement
Weather  -1°C, Wind SE at 10 km/h, 97% Humidity

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).

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Map of Pitkyaranta, Republic of Karelia, Russia, 186810

History

It was founded in the 19th century. Town status was granted to it on July 9, 1940.

Administrative and municipal status

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.

Twin towns and sister cities

Pitkyaranta is twinned with:

  • Kuopio, Finland
  • Pikalyovo, Russia
  • References

    Pitkyaranta Wikipedia


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