About the region

The home of quality

The Jakobstad Pietarsaari region consists of the following 5 municipalities in Ostrobothnia: Jakobstad, Kronoby, Larsmo, Nykarleby and Pedersöre.

The 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.

Whatever we do, we do not compromise on quality. This can be confirmed by the many customers the region’s enterprises have the around the world.

The business life is many-sided, from boat manufacturing to food industries. The strong bilingualism in our region has led to a great deal of knowledge and experience in internationalisation. The Jakobstad Pietarsaari 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.

Welcome. We hope you will enjoy living here.

Get to know the Jakobstad Region

The Jakobstad region needs new inhabitants, fresh perspectives, enthusiastic workers and fearless entrepreneurs. We have lots to offer! Click on the images in order to read more about this fantastic place.

The Home of Quality is not just a slogan but a well-known fact that you’ll undoubtedly soon notice. Our region is home to a dynamic economic life, rich cultural offerings, an international environment and vibrant multilingua- lism. You’re never too far from nature – the forests, the sea, and the lakes. There are plenty of nature trails, hiking routes, and places just waiting to be found. You’ll also find an impressive selection of restaurants, cafés, and shopping in Jakobstad. Not to mention the lunch culture, which is something unique. What other small town has over 30 lunch restaurants?

Culture and sports are close to our hearts. We root for FF Jaro’s football players in red and white, hike, ski, do yoga and play badminton. We go to concerts, sing in choirs, do theather and are creative. All this can also be part of your everyday life. We want you to feel at home here and enjoy everything that the region has to offer.

Questions? Don’t hesitate to be in touch!

/Heidi Matinlassi, Talent Scout & Pia Holkkola-Löf, Communication Officer

Jakobstad Region Development Company Concordia Ltd.

+358 (0)10 239 7550

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