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Republic of Karelia, Russia

Location of republic of Karelia on a map

Karelia is a republic found in the nation of Russia. Home to 716,281 people, it is the 67th largest division in Russia in terms of population.

Karelia gained its current status as a republic in the year 1956. The government of Karelia is lead by Alexander Khudilainenand is based in the republic capital of Petrozavodsk (Population: 265,025).

Karelia Republic - Quick Facts

Country Russia
Region Type Republic
Time Zone MSK
Year of Establishment 1956
Capital Petrozavodsk (Population: 265,025)
Head of Government Alexander Khudilainen
Total Population 716,281
Total Area 172,400 sq km (66,564 sq miles)
Population Density 4.2 sq km (10.8 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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