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  • Results of e-MOPOLI regional stakeholder group meeting in Kainuu, 18th August 2020

  • Spot-lit project granted product development funding for seven applicants in Kainuu through a call for ideas in spring 2020. The first product is now ready, as Vienan Portti Ltd published their mobile game "Viena - Epic Kalevala Adventure".

  • INNO PROVEMENT Project Cooperating with VTT on a Feasibility Study

  • What's so special about Kainuu?

    Learn some facts about our region.

Kainuu Region

  • The Kainuu region consists of 8 municipalities.
  • Our population is approximately 73 000 inhab.
  • Our land area is 20 197 km.
  • Distance 568 km from Helsinki.
    Distance 181 km from Oulu.

Proceed to the municipalities’ websites via the map.

Kainuu Region in Europe



  • The size of our region is comparable to Belgium
  • The population density is 3,6 inh. per km2
  • Distance from Brussels approximately 2 000 km
  • Distance from Saint Petersburg about 500 km