Riistavesi is a medium-sized lake in the Vuoksi main catchment area. It is located in the Northern Savonia region in Finland, close to the town of Kuopio.[1]

Location of iso-Kalla, which includes lakes Riistavesi, Kallavesi, Suvasvesi Muuruvesi.
Coordinates62.8752°N 28.122°E / 62.8752; 28.122
Catchment areaVuoksi
Basin countriesFinland
Surface area23.172 km2 (8.947 sq mi)
Average depth6.65 m (21.8 ft)
Max. depth42.97 m (141.0 ft)
Water volume0.154 km3 (125,000 acre⋅ft)
Shore length1197.82 km (122.92 mi)
Surface elevation81.9 m (269 ft)
IslandsKipansalo, Riistasaari, Kumpusaari
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

See also


  1. Riistavesi in the Jarviwiki Web Service. Retrieved 2014-03-02. (in English)

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