Orajärvi

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Orajärvi
Coordinates 67°21′N 26°50′E / 67.350°N 26.833°E / 67.350; 26.833Coordinates: 67°21′N 26°50′E / 67.350°N 26.833°E / 67.350; 26.833
Basin countries Finland
Surface area 10.948 km2 (4.227 sq mi)
Average depth 4.4 m (14 ft)
Max. depth 11 m (36 ft)
Water volume 0.0485 km3 (39,300 acre·ft)
Shore length1 28 km (17 mi)
Surface elevation 181.5 m (595 ft)
Frozen November–May
Islands Seitasaari, Isosaari
References [1]
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Orajärvi is medium-sized lake in the Kemijoki main catchment area in Finland. It is located in Sodankylä municipality, in the eastern Lapland region.[1]

Orajärvi is also a village where is parts: Orakylä, Hirviäkuru, Välisuvanto and Tepsanniemi. Inhibitants counted together are 250. Orajärvi village is located 20 km to east-south from Sodankylä. Orajärvi lake is also located there.

Furthermore there are 3 other Orajärvi-lakes in Finland, in municipalities of Pello, Jyväskylä and Espoo.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Orajärvi in the Jarviwiki Web Service. Retrieved 2014-03-03. (in English)
  2. ^ Orajärvi-lakes in the Jarviwiki Web Service. Retrieved 2014-03-23. (in English)