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Quick Facts About Ilomantsi

500 km to the north and turn right”

Ilomantsi

Founded in 1875
The 23rd biggest municipality by its land area (3172 km²)
The easternmost municipality of the continental part of the EU
Shares 100 km of land border with Russia
Neighbouring municipalities are Lieksa and Joensuu, including Tuupovaara and Eno
The nearest airport, railway station and inland harbor are in Joensuu
To Joensuu 72 km, to Helsinki 511 km
Kalevala municipality since 1982
Just under 5000 inhabitants

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Did You Know That in Ilomantsi We Have:

the EASTERNMOST POINT of the continental part of Europe

a SWIMMING HALL with four tracks

a movie theatre called KINOMANTSI

an active JUDO ASSOCIATION Toroo-Kai

quite a few SMALL ORTHODOX CHAPELS (‘tsasouna’)

an international BEAR FESTIVAL

a published STAMP

a trendy WILD FOOD FESTIVAL

a traditional POGOSTA SKI RACE

a legendary local newspaper POGOSTAN SANOMAT

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