Moving to Kotka?

Residences available? What about children`s day care and schools?

Please contact
Newcomers` Information Service, Specialist, Regional co-operation,
Mervi Liimatainen
Phone +358 40 190 2574
email: mervi.liimatainen (at)



Living in Kotka

The city of Kotka has beautiful sea and river surroundings that offer a unique chance for cosy living. Assets in the area are safety, nature and wide spaces. As a place of residence Kotka has many characteristics from a living centre to peaceful countryside.

There are a lot of different ways of living and types of residences: from a small cottage to blocks of flats. Besides this, the price level of houses and apartments in Kotka is one of the most affordable in Finland. Rented flats are available too.

In case you do not find a ready made home, there is a versatile selection of sites. Please contact the city land use department.

Land Use Engineer
Mr. Tom Masalin
phone +358 5 234 4340