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Lake Lower Kuyto|
100 m (330 ft)
|River mouth||White Sea|
|Length||91 km (57 mi)|
|Basin size||27,700 km2 (10,700 sq mi)|
Kem (Russian: Кемь, Finnish: Kemijoki) is a river in Republic of Karelia, Russia. It starts from Lake Lower Kuyto and flows through a number of lakes into the White Sea. There is a cascade of 5 hydroelectric power plants. A town of Kem is located in the mouth of the Kem River. Tributaries: Chirka-Kem, Kepa, Shomba.
The Sarki Lawaghar Dam is situated on this river. On August 13, 2016, heavy monsoon rains caused the draining system of the dam to give way.
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