Sotkamo, Kajaani, Kainuu Region, Finland

🇫🇮 Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region about 40 km (25 mi) east of Kajaani, the capital of Kainuu. Vuokatti, in west of Sotkamo, is the most populous village in the municipality and also a popular skiing resort. The Hiidenportti National Park is located in the municipality.

The municipality covers an area of 2,951.86 square km (1,139.72 sq mi) of which 302.61 km2 (116.84 sq mi) is water.

In sports, Sotkamo is known for its Finnish baseball team, Sotkamon Jymy. One of the major landmarks of Sotkamo is the sandy beach of Hiukka, which locates by the lake Iso Sapsojärvi, just beside the Sotkamo center. In Vuokatti ski centre you can find the lake Nuasjärvi and the Vuokatti Hill.

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Sotkamo has a population of over 10,343 people. Sotkamo also forms part of the wider Kainuu Region which has a population of over 72,306 people. Sotkamo is situated 39 km south-east of Kajaani.

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