Vodla River

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Vodla River
Country Russia
Basin features
Main source Lake Vodlozero
River mouth Lake Onega
Basin size 13,700 km2 (5,300 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 149 km (93 mi)
  • Average rate:
    130 m3/s (4,600 cu ft/s)

Vodla (Russian: Водла, Finnish: Vodlajoki) is a river in the south-east of Republic of Karelia, Russia. The town of Pudozh is located along Vodla. The river rises in Lake Vodlozero, a large freshwater lake in the southeastern part of Karelia. After rising in Lake Vodlozero, the river flows south for 175 kilometers before turning west into Lake Onega, Europe's second largest lake. From there, the Vodla flows a further 224 kilometers before flowing into Lake Ladoga. The Vodla's water is soft and humic.[1]


  1. ^ Tockner, Klement; et al. Rivers of Europe. Academic Press. Retrieved 11 March 2013. 
Lake Vodlozero
Lake Onega

Coordinates: 61°47′50″N 35°57′53″E / 61.7973°N 35.9647°E / 61.7973; 35.9647