Kandalaksha (kəndəläkˈshə) [key], Finnish Kannanlahti, city (1989 pop. 54,000), NW European Russia, on the Kandalaksha Bay of the White Sea. It is a seaport and has aluminum plants and hydroelectric stations. A settlement at the present site was known to the Vikings.

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