Where is Kotka Located?
What Country is Kotka in?
Kotka is a lovely southern Finnish port town in the Kymenlaakso region 130 kilometers east of Helsinki. The city has around 55 000 inhabitants and two centers, one on the island of Kotkansaari and the other in Karhula on the mainland. The port of Kotka is one of Finland’s largest export ports and ports. Kotka received the city law in 1878, but has been inhabited for much longer and has played a significant role in its history in many battles between Sweden and Russia. The townscape is strongly influenced by the flowing Kymijoki River and the archipelago of the Baltic Sea.