Iijoki

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Iijoki
Iijoki Finland.jpg
Bridges of Highway 4 across Iijoki
Location
CountryFinland
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationIijärvi, Kuusamo
Mouth 
 • location
Gulf of Bothnia, Ii
 • coordinates
65°19′23″N 25°21′30″E / 65.32306°N 25.35833°E / 65.32306; 25.35833Coordinates: 65°19′23″N 25°21′30″E / 65.32306°N 25.35833°E / 65.32306; 25.35833
Length370 km (230 mi)
Basin size14,191 km2 (5,479 sq mi)

Iijoki is a river of Finland in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia. The river has many tributaries.[1] It flows for 370 kilometres (230 mi) into the Gulf of Bothnia. Some of its main tributaries are Siuruanjoki and Livojoki. It has about 150 rapids.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Facta (encyclopedia) part 6, page 390, finnish

Further reading[edit]

Kalle Päätalo has written a 26 part novel; Juuret Iijoen törmässä.

External links[edit]

Media related to Iijoki at Wikimedia Commons