Welcome to the Pietarsaari Jakobstad Region!

The Jakobstad region is an excellent area for establishing new enterprises, due to the functional geographical location. Furthermore, you will find a skilled workforce, versed in languages and with high working morals.

These pages are designed for people who are thinking about moving to the Jakobstad region.

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Quick facts

Inhabitants in the region
Flight time (in minutes) to Helsinki
Workplaces in the region
Flight time (in minutes) to Stockholm
Islands in the Jakobstad Region arhcipelago

Good connections

The Jakobstad region has a logistical advantage. It is one of the few areas in Finland that has it all: good road, railroad, and airline connections, as well as its own port. We are situated a comfortable distance from larger cities such as Helsinki and Stockholm.

International trade since 1652

The Jakobstad region is export driven with long tradition of international trade. We want to see our region as “Export Finland”. The companies in our region are known for a local presence with a global action radius, regardless of the size of the company. We are every week all over the world and we compete on the global market with world-class products.

The Jakobstad region = Quality of life

The Jakobstad region is a relaxed and unpretentious area. We are proud of what we do and who we are, and here you can feel free to be yourself, too.