Welcome to kotka.info!
Kotka is a port city of approximately 55,000 people, located on the coast of the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Finland. We're 130 kilometers east of Finland's capital city of Helsinki and 290 kilometers west of St. Petersburg, Russia.
Our city is home of the 2nd largest export port in Finland. Leading types of cargo include paper, timber, stone, metal and, increasingly, automobiles. Kotka is the largest transit port in Finland.
Summer flowers at the marketplace in Hamina
Kotka has some very beautiful parks, including the award-winning Sapokka Water Garden. The Kymi River offers ample opportunities for fishing and paddling, while the archipelago of Kotka is a boater's paradise. We're also home to a number of maritime and cultural festivals. If you like water, you will love Kotka!
Feel free to explore our site, including photos, links and convenient online hotel booking. Come visit us and enjoy all that Kotka has to offer. Tervetuloa!