New resident

New residents

Welcome to Sotkamo – the municipality where you will find all the ingredients for a smooth and uncomplicated life!
Sotkamo is known for the Vuokatti holiday scenery and as a paradise for athletes. We are also a hub for mining and a key player in agriculture and forestry. Future growth is encouraged, for example, with the lowest tax rate in the region.
In Sotkamo, the everyday holiday vibe is created by exhilarating natural opportunities, necessary and functional services, and significantly diverse recreational possibilities considering our size. The municipality has a tremendous drive for action, exemplified by major construction projects such as the new secondary school and library-high school building.
On this page you will find useful information for new residents.

Äiti ja kaksi lasta pilkillä.

Come to Sotkamo and be on #holiday365

Kirkonkylä yläilmoista.

Home Base in Sotkamo

rivitaloasunto talvella

Rental Apartments

Opettaja opettaa näytön kautta alakoululaisille oppilaille.

Childcare and Education

Valotaidefestifaalin sisäänkäynti Hiukan harjuilla, jossa upeat männyt loistavat punaisena.

Leisure Nearby

Lapsi katsoo kameraan.

Well­being ser­vi­ces coun­ty of Kai­nuu

Paikallisbussi SotKatti Katinkullan reitillä

Public transport

Aurinkoinen keli Vuokatin rinteillä.



Varhaiskasvatuksen opettaja pitämässä opetustuokiota luonnossa.

Working with us

Tuolihissit laskettelurinteellä.

Vacancies at area of Sotkamo

ihmiset yhdessä nostavat kädet ylös

Employment Services