Kolpina Island

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Kolpina Island (Kulkna)
Island
Kolpino saar Lüübnitsa küla poolt.JPG
Kolpino seen from Lüübnitsa, Estonia
Country Russia
Region Pskov Oblast
Municipality Pechorsky District
Area 11.6 km2 (4.48 sq mi)

Kolpina (Russian: Колпинa, Estonian: Kulkna, Seto/Võro: Kulḱna) is the largest island in Lake Pskov (the southern part of Lake Peipus-Pskov). It is part of Pechorsky District, Pskov Oblast, Russia. 1920–1944 it belonged to Estonia and was part of Kulje Parish, Petseri County. After the annexation of Estonia by the Soviet Union in 1940, it went to the Russian SFSR in 1944 and then to Russia.[1]

The island has an area of 11.5 km2 (4.4 sq mi).

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Coordinates: 58°02′54″N 27°38′48″E / 58.04833°N 27.64667°E / 58.04833; 27.64667