The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a city and administrative center of Pitkiaranta Raion, Karelian ASSR. It has loading docks on the northeastern shore of Lake Ladoga and a railroad station 281 km west of Petrozavodsk. Pitkiaranta has railroad shops and a pulp plant.
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