Vuohijärvi

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Vuohijärvi
Coordinates61°12′N 26°42′E / 61.200°N 26.700°E / 61.200; 26.700Coordinates: 61°12′N 26°42′E / 61.200°N 26.700°E / 61.200; 26.700
TypeLake
Catchment areaKymijoki
Basin countriesFinland
Max. length21 km (13 mi)
Max. width8 km (5.0 mi)
Surface area86.243 km2 (33.299 sq mi)
Average depth16.28 m (53.4 ft)
Max. depth75.51 m (247.7 ft)
Water volume1.404 km3 (1,138,000 acre⋅ft)
Shore length1228.83 km (142.19 mi)
Surface elevation76.6 m (251 ft)
FrozenDecember–April
IslandsHevossaari, Kinansaari, Valkealan Kuisaari, Jaalan Kuisaari
SettlementsKouvola, Mäntyharju
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Vuohijärvi is a lake in Southern Finland. It is located on the border between the regions of Southern Savonia and Kymenlaakso, with the majority of the lake lying in Kymenlaakso. It is quite deep in comparison with other lakes in the region, with a maximum depth of 75.51 metres (247.7 ft) making it the 7th deepest lake in Finland. The ecological condition of the lake is good and the water is very clear. There are approximately 90 islands, the largest being Kinansaari.

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Vuohijärvi has a long tradition of Timber rafting.

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