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Explore Matko in Finland

Matko in the region of Province of Eastern Finland is a town in Finland - some 195 mi or ( 314 km ) North-East of Helsinki , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Matko is now 06:10 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Helsinki " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Leningrad, Veliky Novgorod, Tartu, Vuokala, and Vatisalo. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Leningrad . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Matko ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.



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Interesting facts about this location

Orivirran saarto

Orivirran saarto is a ruin of a 16th century fortress located in Savonranta, Finland. It is believed to be built some time between 1540 and 1550 and was used until the beginning of the 17th century. Its status was to be an early warning for the St. Olaf's Castle which is still located 50 km to south. It has a four cornered layout with dimensions of 60 m by 20 m build from stones and an outer fortress around 65 m by 75 m. When operational it had 300 to 400 soldiers and 5 to 10 cannons.

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Located at 62.16 29.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Southern Savonia, Former buildings and structures of Finland, Forts in Finland


Pyyvesi is a lake of Finland.

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Located at 62.17 29.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Lakes of Finland


Savonranta is a former municipality of Finland. It became part of Savonlinna in the beginning of the year 2009. It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. The municipality had a population of 1,263 (2003) and covered an area of 568.59 km² of which 182.55 km² is water. The population density was 3.3 inhabitants per km². The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

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Located at 62.17 29.21 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Former municipalities of Finland, Populated places disestablished in 2009, Savonlinna


Kokkosaari is the largest island in a lake on an island in a lake in the world. It is located in Kuonanjärvi on the Sääminginsalo island, which has been claimed to be the largest island in Finland. Kokkosaari is almost 2000m long, with a width of 400-900m.

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Located at 61.99 29.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Lake islands of Europe, Uninhabited islands of Finland

Paasselkä devils

Paasselkä devils are light phenomena sometimes appearing at Lake Paasselkä, Finland and swampy and forested areas nearby the lake. Paasselkä is a lake formed in an impact crater. There is a magnetic anomaly in the centre of the lake. The Paasselkä Devil is usually told to be a ball of light visible in the air above Paasselkä or areas nearby. It is said to move at varying speeds on some occasions and to remain stationary at others. Sometimes there are several balls.

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Located at 62.15 29.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Atmospheric ghost lights, Finnish folklore, Finnish legendary creatures, Magnetic anomalies