Kola Peninsula

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Kola Peninsula
Кольский полуостров
LocationFar Northwest
Coordinates67°41′18″N 35°56′38″E / 67.68833°N 35.94389°E / 67.68833; 35.94389Coordinates: 67°41′18″N 35°56′38″E / 67.68833°N 35.94389°E / 67.68833; 35.94389
Adjacent bouks o watter
Aurie100,000 km2 (39,000 sq mi)
Heichest elevation1,191 m (3,907 ft)
Heichest pointMoont Chasnachorr
OblastMurmansk Oblast

The Kola Peninsula (frae Northren Sami: Guoládat; Roushie: Ко́льский полуо́стров, Kolsky poluostrov) is a peninsula in the far northwast o Roushie. Constitutin the bulk o the territory o Murmansk Oblast,[1][2] it lies awmaist completely inside the Arctic Circle an is bordered bi the Barents Sea in the north an the White Sea in the east an sootheast. The ceety o Murmansk is the maist populous human dounset on the peninsula, wi a population o ower 300,000 as o the 2010 Census.[3]

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  1. 2007 Atlas of Murmansk Oblast, p. 2
  2. The area of the peninsula is 100,000 square kilometers (39,000 sq mi); vs. Murmansk Oblast's total area of 144,900 square kilometers (55,900 sq mi).
  3. Roushie Federal State Stateestics Service (2011). "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1" [2010 Aw-Roushie Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года [2010 Aw-Roushie Population Census] (in Roushie). Federal State Stateestics Service.