Joensuu is a city in Finland. It is the centre of the region of North Karelia. Joensuu has an area of 2.751,13 km² and a population of 73,076 people. 369.3 km² of the area is water.
The Finnish capital, Helsinki is located 437 km away from Joensuu. There is a university in Joensuu.
The municipalities of Tuupovaara and Kiihtelysvaara were merged with Joensuu on January 1 2005.
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The central church of Joensuu is renowned for its sharply augmented towers, which in this image are tinged by the midnight sun and with a moonrise in the background.
Class Vr2 steam locomotive no. 950, outside Joensuu railway station
Orthodox Church, Kirkkokatu, Joensuu