Pihlajavesi (Saimaa)

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Pihlajavesi
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Coordinates 61°46′N 28°46′E / 61.767°N 28.767°E / 61.767; 28.767Coordinates: 61°46′N 28°46′E / 61.767°N 28.767°E / 61.767; 28.767
Basin countries Finland
Surface area 712.59 km²[1]
Surface elevation 75.7 m[1]
Settlements Punkaharju, Savonlinna, Sulkava
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Pihlajavesi is a lake in Finland. The area of the lake is 712.59 km², making it the sixth largest lake in the country. Pihlajavesi is the second-largest basin in the complex Saimaa lake system. Pihlajavesi lacks large open lake areas but has more islands than any other lake in Finland.

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