City by the Sea

Kotka is the second largest city in Kymenlaakso County. It is located on the coast of the Baltic Sea, the Gulf of Finland, at the estuary of Kymi river. Kotka is known by its port, industry and maritime festivals. Kotka is also known as a multifaceted city of educational institutions and culture.


Kotka City Hall
P.O.BOX 205
FI-48101 Kotka

Street address: Kustaankatu 2
Tel. +358 5 2341*
Fax: +358 5 234 4252
E-mail kirjaamo (at)

Kotka City Hall

The City Hall was designed by architect Erkki Huttunen. It was built in 1933-1934. On the wall of the meeting room of the City Council there is a tapestry designed by artest Greta Skogster-Lehtinen. Staircases are decorated with marble mosaics designed by artist Bruno Tuukkanen.