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Geography and Climate in Rovaniemi

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Rovaniemi is one of the most famous winter resorts in Finland and Europe, located 8 km south of the Arctic Circle and is the largest city in Europe in terms of area (about 8000 km?). Rovaniemi is located at the confluence of the Kemijoki and Ounasjoki rivers, the population of the city is about 60 thousand people. You can get to Rovaniemi from the capital of Finland Helsinki by plane, which will take an hour and a half, or by train in 12 hours. You can get from Russia to Rovaniemi by bus from Murmansk and Kandalaksha.

The climate of Rovaniemi is moderate. The average temperature in January, the coldest month of the year, is -12 ° С, the average air temperature in July is +15 ° С. Snow in Rovaniemi lies from November to April, during the same months in the vicinity of the city in clear weather you can observe the northern lights. Time zone UTC + 2.

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