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Kajaani 26/7 time zone What would you do with two extra hours?

It has been proven that there are 26 hours in a day in Kajaani. Over weeks, months and years, it adds up to a lot of extra time. Time to do what you’ve always wanted to do. Time to grow and dream.

It’s a time zone like no other, a time zone that allows you to do things that people in many other cities only dream of. The Kajaani time zone has evolved sheltered from crowds and queues. It’s the perfect time zone for you if you want to engage in leisure activities and enjoy your free time. If you want to be creative, get things done at work and spend time with your family. In Kajaani, you don’t have to choose between the things that are important to you – you can have them all.

Get out of the rush zone – discover life in Kajaani through pictures and stories. What would you do with two extra hours?

Step into the Kajaani time zone

Leading Industries in Kajaani

Kajaani is the center of expertise and business in Kainuu. The key sectors driving growth and development in the Kajaani region include technology industry, metal and chemical industry, renewable energy, as well as tourism and culture. A new emerging area is green, sustainable energy production, including wind and solar power. Kajaani city’s long-term economic policy choices have supported the emergence and development of these industries.

Explore Kajaani’s key industries

Local nature attractions

In Kajaani you can move all the year round. There are about 20 different attractions only 15 km from the city centre. Some of them are open in every season, whereas the others are more of a seasonal variety. Visit your favourite places in different seasons for new experiences. You can for example go on a skiing trip on lake Oulujärvi or climb up the Vimpelinvaara ski slope in summertime.

Local natural attractions on the map (PDF)

30.6.-5.7., Kajaani, Joutenlampi Kainuu Orienteering Week Finland

Kainuu Orienteering Week Finland is an annual, international orienteering event that has been held in the Kainuu province of Finland since 1966 and attracts participants of all skill levels, from absolute beginners to top performers. Steeped in Finnish tradition Kainuu Orienteering Week is the second- oldest orienteering week in the world, having been held as many as 55 times (as of 2023).

The week offers a versatile orienteering and holiday experience for both orienteering participants and spectators alike.


Read more on the Kainuu Orienteering Week website

Events (In Finnish)

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All events in Kajaani