Kainuu and Eastern Oulu region

Kainuu is a region in . For practical purposes, the easternmost parts of Northern Ostrobothnia are also included in this article. Natural landscapes are omnipresent – this is the region where people go to see wildlife of the deep forests.

Popular Destinations

is a town and municipality in and the administrative capital of the region. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a town and a municipality of same name in . Photo: Victor Belousov, CC BY 3.0.

is a town and a municipality in and is located at the south-eastern corner of the region. Photo: Ludo29, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a ski resort and village near in the Oulu province of northern . Photo: Timo Newton-Syms, CC BY-SA 2.0.


is in . The municipality is best known for the Vuokatti ski resort, just outside the town. Photo: Ximonic, GFDL.

is a municipality in and is part of the region. Photo: SeppVei, CC0.

is in the region of , . Photo: viiviseppanen, CC BY 2.0.

Kainuu and Eastern Oulu region

Latitude of center
64.5° or 64° 30' north
Longitude of center
28° or 28° east

Also Known As

  • Italian: Regione di Oulu orientale

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