geographical name autonomous republic NW Russia in Europe; formerly (1940-56), as the Karelo-Finnish Republic , constituent republic of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics capital Petrozadovsk area 66,564 square miles (172,401 square kilometers), population 800,000

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