Virmajärvi

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Virmajärvi
Easternmost finland.jpg
Easternmost point of Finland, photo made by Russian member of bilateral re-demarcation of a boundary commition
Coordinates 62°54′31″N 31°35′11″E / 62.90861°N 31.58639°E / 62.90861; 31.58639Coordinates: 62°54′31″N 31°35′11″E / 62.90861°N 31.58639°E / 62.90861; 31.58639
Basin countries Finland, Russia
Max. length 1 km

Virmajärvi is a small (1-kilometre (0.6 mi) long) lake straddling the border between Finland (Ilomantsi municipality) and Russia (Suoyarvsky District, Republic of Karelia). It is located 19 km (12 mi) east of the village of Hattuvaara. The easternmost point of Finland and of the continental European Union is located on an island in the Virmajärvi.