Oulujoki

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Oulujoki
Ule älv
Oulujoki river at Laanila, Oulu.jpg
Oulujoki river in Laanila, Oulu
Location
CountryFinland
Physical characteristics
SourceOulujärvi
 - locationVaala, Finland
 - coordinates64°33′N 026°50′E / 64.550°N 26.833°E / 64.550; 26.833
 - elevation122 m (400 ft)
MouthBothnian Bay
 - location
Oulu, Finland
 - coordinates
65°01′N 025°27′E / 65.017°N 25.450°E / 65.017; 25.450Coordinates: 65°01′N 025°27′E / 65.017°N 25.450°E / 65.017; 25.450
 - elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Length107 km (66 mi)
Basin size22,900 km2 (8,800 sq mi)
Discharge 
 - average250 m3/s (8,800 cu ft/s)
Basin features
Tributaries 
 - leftMuhosjoki
 - rightSanginjoki, Utosjoki, Kutujoki

Oulujoki, Swedish: Ule älv (in modern Finnish literally "Oulu River", originally in old Northern Ostrobothnian dialect literally "Flood River", is a river in Oulu province, Finland. Its origin is Oulujärvi and its watershed area covers a significant part of Kainuu region. It flows into the Bothnian Bay at Oulu. Port of Oulu is located at the mouth of the river.

External links[edit]

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