Povenets (Karelian. Poventsa) is a urban-type
settlement in the Medvezhiegorsk district of the Republic of
Karelia, the administrative center of the Povenetsky urban
settlement. The city is located on the shore of the Povenets Bay of
Lake Onega, at the confluence of the Povenchanka River, 26 km east
of the Medvezhya Gora railway station (on the St.
The starting point of the
Sea-Baltic Canal (in the area of the settlement is the “Povenets
Staircase” of seven locks). The village is connected by roads to
Medvezhiegorsk and Pudozh.