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Coordinates 61°14′56″N 27°06′14″E / 61.249°N 27.104°E / 61.249; 27.104
Type Lake
Catchment area Vuoksi
Basin countries Finland
Surface area 31.219 km2 (12.054 sq mi)
Average depth 10.04 m (32.9 ft)
Max. depth 41.27 m (135.4 ft)
Water volume 0.313 km3 (254,000 acre·ft)
Shore length1 101.06 km (62.80 mi)
Surface elevation 82.3 m (270 ft)
Frozen December–April
Islands Korpisaari, Ilkonsaari
Settlements Mäntyharju
References [1]
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Korpijärvi is a medium-sized lake in the Vuoksi main catchment area. It is located in the region Southern Savonia of Finland.[1]

Korpijärvi is divided in two parts, which are called Valtolanselkä and Halmeniemenselkä. Between them is Tommolansalmi strait, and the Finnish National Road 15 crosses the lake there.

In Finland there are 40 lakes that are called Korpijärvi. This is the biggest of them.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Korpijärvi in Järviwiki Web Service. Finnish Environment Institute. Retrieved 2014-03-09. (English)
  2. ^ Korpijärvi-lakes in Järviwiki Web Service. Retrieved 2014-03-09. (English)