Kainuu
has one of the main bases of the Finnish Border Guard service

The region of Kainuu is located along the border to Russia and has a territory of 24,452 square kilometers km. The region is a hub for Finnish railway infrastructure, which includes a line crossing the border from Kainuu to the Russian Republic of Karelia. Kainuu also has one of the main bases of the Finnish Border Guard service and also includes the Kainuu Brigade, a base of the Finnish Defence Forces, is located near Kajaani.

The economy of Kainuu is driven primarily by the lumber industry.

Population

Kainuu