Lake Saimaa

Local nameSaimaa
LocationTaipalsaari, Finland

Saimaa is a lake located in the Finnish Lakeland area in southeastern Finland. At approximately 4,279 square kilometres, it is the largest lake in Finland, and the fourth-largest natural freshwater lake in Europe.

The name Saimaa likely comes from a non-Uralic, non-Indo European substrate language. Alternatively, it has been proposed that the name may be connected to the Sami word sápmi.

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Address 56350, Finland

Coordinates 61°15'0" N 28°15'0" E

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