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For residents

Kokkola has many diverse housing areas both in the city and in a country setting. The city provides both the locals and visitors with an abundant selection of cultural and sports activities, creating a great environment for everyone to enjoy themselves and feel at home.

  • Streets and traffic

    In terms of traffic connections, Kokkola is perfectly situated right in the middle of Finland: Highway 8 passes through the city. Kokkola is part of the Finnish main railway network, and the Kokkola-Pietarsaari Airport is located near the city centre.

  • Basic education

    Kokkola has 29 comprehensive schools, of which 23 operate in Finnish and 6 in Swedish. The Kokkola upper secondary school for adults organises teaching in the final stages of basic education for adults.

  • Parks and nature

    Our city has many beautiful and charming parks where everyone will find something to see and do – all year round.

  • Social and health care services

    Soite is a provincial joint municipal authority in Central Ostrobothnia merging basic care and specialized services with social and health care services. Soite`s webpages are available at the moment in Finnish and in Swedish.

  • Plots and construction

    Kokkola has many diverse housing areas both in the city and in a country setting. Explore the location selection to find your home – or a plot for your future home.

  • Leisure

    The city provides both the locals and visitors with an abundant selection of cultural and sports activities, creating a great environment for everyone to enjoy themselves and feel at home.

  • Early childhood education and care

    The early childhood education services of the City of Kokkola offer services to families with under school-age children in different situations.