Kajaani is located in the middle of Finland, in the Kainuu region to the east of Lake Oulujärvi and along River Kajaaninjoki. The city is easy to reach by train, bus or plane.
Traffic connections and location
Helsinki 559 km | Oulu 183 km | Jyväskylä 315 km | Rovaniemi 336 km | St. Petersburg 605 km | Kostomuksha 215 km
Kajaani’s neighbouring municipalities are Paltamo, Pyhäntä, Siikalatva, Sonkajärvi, Sotkamo, Vaala and Vieremä. Of these, Paltamo and Sotkamo belong to Kainuu; Pyhäntä, Siikalatva and Vaala to North Ostrobothnia, and Sonkajärvi and Vieremä to North Savo.