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Welcome to Nurmes

Nurmes offers both residents and companies a modern and service-oriented city that is close to nature. Nurmes is made up of people, activities, culture and the environment. Nurmes is well known of its Karelian roots, although Nurmes' culture is not only Karelian but more of a mixture of influences from all directions.

Nurmes is an attractive and developing residential and entrepreneurial city that has a central logistics location in Pielinen Karelia. The city has a versatile economic structure. Nurmes is a safe small city that offers plenty of residential options, good quality basic services, and versatile options for leisure activities.

We wish you warmly welcome to our city!

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Nurmes city hall Kirkkokatu 14 75500 Nurmes +358 4010 45000 (switchboard) kirjaamo(at)

Open Mon-Fri 9 - 15