Höytiäinen

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Höytiäinen
Hoytiainen.jpg
Lake Höytiäinen frozen over
Location North Karelia
Coordinates 62°48′N 29°39′E / 62.800°N 29.650°E / 62.800; 29.650Coordinates: 62°48′N 29°39′E / 62.800°N 29.650°E / 62.800; 29.650
Primary outflows Puntarikoski
Basin countries Finland
Surface area 282.64 km (175.62 mi)[1]
Max. depth 62 m (203 ft)
Surface elevation 87.3 m (286 ft)[1]
Settlements Kontiolahti
References [1]


Höytiäinen is a lake in Finland. It covers an area of 282.64 square kilometres (109.13 sq mi). Its deepest point is 62 metres (203 ft). The biggest island is Teerisaari. In 1950, there were 118 people living at the lake. Near Näsijärvi are Juuka, Kontiolahti and Polvijärvi.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Finnish lakes larger than 40 square kilometers". Finnish Environment Institute.