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Kemi

(kĕ`mē), city (1996 pop. 24,633), Lapland prov., W central Finland, on the Gulf of Bothnia at the mouth of the KemijokiKemijoki
, longest river of Finland, c.345 mi (560 km) long, rising near Sokosti peak, NE Finland. It flows generally SW to Kemijärvi lake, then W into the Gulf of Bothnia at Kemi. With its many tributaries, the Kemijoki drains most of N Finland. It is an important logging route.
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 River. An old trading post, it was chartered in 1869. Kemi is a port and has large sawmills and pulp mills and a power station.
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Kemi

 

a city in Southern Finland, in the province of Lappi. Population, 30,000 (1970). It is a lumber-exporting port on the Gulf of Bothnia of the Baltic Sea, near the mouth of the Kemijoki. The logs are floated on the Kemijoki. The principal industries are sawmilling and the manufacture of paper pulp, paper, and cardboard.

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