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Imatra, Finland

chinadaily.com.cn| Updated : Oct 23, 2019

Date signed: Nov 8, 2018

Imatra is a city in southeast Finland. It is situated in the region of South Karelia, which borders Russia. The Vuoksi River flows through the city. Established in 1948, it has become a modern industrial city after more than 50 years' development. It has a population of 28,000 and covers an area of 155 square kilometers. It is 230 km away from Helsinki airport.

Imatra is a racing city in Finland, which is famous for road racing. The developed industrial area blocked out by Lake Saimaa and the Vuoksi River has many tourist attractions. The city attaches importance to environmental protection and scientific and technological innovation. It has a competitive industrial park, which is a hub connecting Russia and Finland.

The Imatra cultural center is an excellent destination to experience the cultural life of the town, with ongoing cultural events, celebrations and exhibitions. In addition, the Imatra cultural history museum, Imatra museum and the modern art museum are ideal places to learn about local history and art. The Vuoksi River is the best place for fishing. The city established the Imatra fishing park for the convenience of anyone who loves to fish.

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Imatra, Finland [Photo/wb.jiaxing.gov.cn]