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Coordinates 64°43′N 28°34′E / 64.717°N 28.567°E / 64.717; 28.567Coordinates: 64°43′N 28°34′E / 64.717°N 28.567°E / 64.717; 28.567
Type Lake
Catchment area Oulujoki
Basin countries Finland
Surface area 18.016 km2 (6.956 sq mi)
Average depth 6.18 m (20.3 ft)
Max. depth 23.52 m (77.2 ft)
Water volume 0.111 km3 (90,000 acre⋅ft)
Shore length1 48.51 km (30.14 mi)
Surface elevation 156.4 m (513 ft)
Frozen November–May
Islands Vuorisaari
References [1]
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Hyrynjärvi is a medium-sized lake of Finland. It is situated in Kainuu region and in Hyrynsalmi municipality.[1] Vuorisaari island, about 30 meters high, is located in the lake, being famous place, including signs from stone age.


  1. ^ a b Hyrynjärvi in the Jarviwiki Web Service. Retrieved 2014-03-04. (in English)