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Information about Kokkola

On 7 September 1620, the Swedish king Gustav Adolf II signed a document transforming the small Ristiranta village, known for fishing and farming, into a town called Gamlakarleby.

  • Story of Kokkola

    Kokkola is a city of almost 48,000 inhabitants, located in the middle of Finland, on the coast of the Gulf of Bothnia.

  • History

    On 7 September 1620, the Swedish king Gustav Adolf II signed a document transforming the small Ristiranta village, known for fishing and farming, into a town…

  • Statistics

    The population of Kokkola is 47 681 inhabitants (31.12.2019). Total area is 2 731 km², in which 1 444 m² is land

  • Traffic and transport connections

    In terms of traffic connections, Kokkola is perfectly situated right in the middle of Finland.

  • Web camera streams from Kokkola

    On this page you can find links to web cameras that deliver live image streams from various city locations.