Vääksy

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Location of Asikkala in Finland

Vääksy is a village and seat of the municipality of Asikkala in southern Finland. It is located on an isthmus between Päijänne and Vesijärvi, about 20 kilometres (12 mi) north of Lahti.

The Vääksy canal, Vesijärven kanava, is located in Vääksy. Its length is 1,3 km and the height difference is about 3 metres. Nowadays it is the most popular freshwater canal in Finland.

The canal was built in 1869-71 and completed in 1903-06.[1]


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View to Vääksy 
Vääksy canal in 2010 

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Coordinates: 61°10′20″N 025°32′50″E / 61.17222°N 25.54722°E / 61.17222; 25.54722

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