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Kotka is located in the southern part of Finland, on the shores of the Gulf of Finland, in close proximity to the Russian border (60 km). The population of the city is about 54 thousand people, the total area is 750 km?, the official language is Finnish. The distance from Kotka to the capital of Finland Helsinki is 130 km and can be covered by car in 1.5 hours. You can also get to the city by bus.
Kotka's climate is moderate. The average temperature during a long snowy winter does not fall below -5 ° C. Summer is short, but the temperature may well rise to +20 ° C. The time zone is UTC + 2.
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