Information about Kajaani
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Kajaani is located in the province of Kainuu, in the landscape of Lake Oulunjärvi and the Kajaani River.Kajaani was founded in 1651. Kajaani covers an area of 2 264.11 sq. km.Nature, sports and cultural life are a big part of everyday life in Kajaani.
Kajaani offers nationally award-winning education from early childhood education to higher education. There is also a wide range of opportunities in working life and entrepreneurship.
Kajaani is a city of mutual community and cooperation.
Transportation in Kajaani
Biking and walking
In Kajaani it is easy to move by bike or by walking. The routes are well kept and comfortable. In the city centre of Kajaani there are maintenance and parking spots for bikes.
Public transportations and taxis
In Kajaani you can also move around using the local bus transportation. Bus timetables, routes and prices can also be found on the City of Kajaani website.
Information about Kajaani’s taxi providers can be found on the web page of the City of Kajaani.
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In the centre of Kajaani there are free and chargeable parking places.
For information on different parking zones and charges, visit the City of Kajaani website
Kajaani is well connected by all transport routes. Bus and train services connect at the Travel centre/matkakeskus. Kajaani Travel Centre is located in the city centre
Kajaani Travel Centre combines bus and train services. The Travel centre is located in the centre of Kajaani.
You can get to the airport by the airport bus service.
You can use the matka.fi service to plan your trip. Transport connections and location
Decision-making and public engagement
The City of Kajaani's highest decision-making power is exercised by the 51-member City Council / Valtuusto.
The Council is elected every four years by the city's residents at municipal elections.
The City Council is responsible for the operation and finances of the city, exercises the decision-making power of the city and delegates its powers in accordance with the provisions of the administrative regulations.
Council meetings are held in the Council Chamber at City Hall and/or remotely.
Agendas and minutes are available online. Meetings can be followed either on the spot, live online or by video records accessible for 14 days' period.
Residents and service users can participate and influence the municipality's activities. For more information, please visit the Kajaani City website.
Religions in Kajaani
In the City of Kajaani there are for example Evangelical Lutheran church and Orthodox church. You can find more information about other churches and religions on the Uskonnot-webpage.