Kajaani was founded in 1651 by Pietari Brahe on the river Kajaaninjoki. The river and the ruins of the historical Kajaani Castle can be found right in the center of the town. Kajaani is the regional center of Kainuu, with a population of almost 38,000. The industries in Kajaani are well represented, ranging from basic services to high-level international companies. In Kajaani, everything is close to cafes, museums, theaters, a water fitness center, as well as specialty stores for fashion, beauty, and leisure. Furthermore, the history of Kajaani is remarkably rich and worth exploring.
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