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Geography and climate
Ruka is the most popular resort in Finland among Russian tourists. It is located about 25 km from Kuusamo. The city itself is located at the Ruka hill, whose height reaches 497 meters. A little to the northeast lies Iso-Bustle.
You can get to the resort from Kuusamo airport, from which there is a regular bus. Helsinki is 840 km away, if you go along the road No. 5. The nearest railway station is Taivalkoski, it is better to go to it by train from Helsinki to Oulu with a transfer to a regular bus at 217 km. The distance from Ruka to St. Petersburg is 1007 km.
The resort is influenced by the Arctic climate. It is characterized by cold winters and cool summers. The average temperature in January is -10 ...- 18 ° C, in July - +15 ... + 16 ° C.
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