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Otradnoye, Priozersky District, Leningrad Oblast

  (Redirected from Pyhäjärvi vpl.)

Coordinates: 60°50′N 30°08′E / 60.833°N 30.133°E / 60.833; 30.133

Otradnoje (Russian: Отра́дное; Finnish: Pyhäjärvi, Пӱхӓјӓрві) is a rural locality (a settlement at the railway station) in Priozersky District of Leningrad Oblast and a railway station of the Saint Petersburg-Hiitola railway, located on the Karelian Isthmus at the western shore of Lake Otradnoye (Lake Pyhäjärvi).

Before the Winter War and Continuation War, it was the administrative center of the Pyhäjärvi Municipality in Viipuri Province of Finland. It is birthplace of Karl Lennart Oesch (1892–1978), Matti Pärssinen (1896–1951), Armas Äikiä (1904–1965) and Nestori Kaasalainen (1915–2016).