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Pornainen is a municipality in the northeastern part of Uusimaa. The municipality is part of the Greater Helsinki sub-region.


Map of Pornainen

0°0′0″N 0°0′0″E Pornainen is a small municipality, around 60 km northeast of Helsinki and 18 km east of Järvenpää. The municipal center is known as Kirveskoski.

Get in[edit]

There are no other than smaller regional roads through Pornainen. The distance to the nearest highway, E75, is more than 15 kilometers when going in the direction of Järvenpää.

Get around[edit]

Get around by local bus, car, bike, or on foot.

By taxi[edit]

See Uusimaa#By_taxi for information about companies and fares


Pornainen Church.
  • 1 Pornainen Church (Pornaisten kirkko), Kirkkotie 138. The stone church from 1924 by Ilmari Launis.
  • 2 Karjakoski Rapids. Part of the Mustijoki River.








Finland in general lacks internet cafes as most of the people have connections in their home and in their pocket, and Pornainen is no exception. Many of the places of business do have wi-fi for customers (although it's usually called "WLAN"); ask the staff for details. For free wi-fi and internet terminals, check the 1 Pornainen Municipal Library.

Stay safe[edit]

In emergencies, 112 (free from all phones). This includes social services, although for non-urgent matters you could contact the social services directly.

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