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My Kokkola – Hometown that Looks like Me

Kokkola is becoming more international and increasingly multicultural.

My Kokkola is here to help you a new or future resident find the networks, career and education possibilities and services you need to build a life that looks like you in your new hometown.

On this site, we have put together information that can help you settle down in Kokkola.

Thank you for choosing Kokkola – Welcome on board!

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  • Learn Finnish or Swedish

    We made a list of all the Finnish- and Swedish-language teaching groups starting next in the Kokkola region.

    Current Language Courses
  • The City of Kokkola updates information on safety, security and preparedness

    The changes in the global security environment may raise concerns and questions. How can I prepare myself? Where do I get information in the event of a crisis?

    Read more about the compiled guidelines

Events

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My Kokkola – Our hometown through the eyes of Serah and Hawa

What makes Kokkola, in particular, a nice place to live? See Hawa and Serah’s tips on what is best about Kokkola.

Are you already familiar with Neristan, Kokkola’s charming old town, or the other great things that Kokkola has to offer?They say we have a fantastic sense of community and you can cycle everywhere. On the video, two women tell what they find best in Kokkola. (The video is spoken is in Finnish) Skip video: Are you already familiar with Neristan, Kokkola’s charming old town, or the other great things that Kokkola has to offer?They say we have a fantastic sense of community and you can cycle everywhere. On the video, two women tell what they find best in Kokkola. (The video is spoken is in Finnish)
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