Joutseno Tourism

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Joutseno is a former town and municipality of Finland. It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the South Karelia region. Joutseno had a population of 10,821 (2004) and covers an area of 498,8 km² of which 187,7 km² is water. The region shares nine kilometers of borderline with Russia. The population density is 34,8 inhabitants per km². Joutseno is unilingually Finnish. Until 2005, Joutseno's status was changed to city. Joutseno was consolidated with Lappeenranta on 2009-01-01.A referendum was held, by public demand, before the amalgamation and the result was 73.9% against joining Lappeenranta. The referendum result was not considered binding, however, and the merger was carried out regardless. Joutseno is located by the beautiful lake Saimaa surrounded by idyllic Karelian woods. It is a small town that connects to nearby cities of Imatra and Lappeenranta, and further on to the larger Joensuu through the national thoroughfare, main road number six, and the Karelian railroad. Local industries include a large Botnia mill and a bakery. The notorious Konnunsuo prison is located in the same district. Joutsenon Opisto houses a branch of Humanistic Polytechnics and has open university programmes.


A place in Finland, Joutseno is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. A vacation to Joutseno can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Joutseno*

  • Joutseno: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Joutseno for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Joutseno.

    • Burglary and Theft 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 11.11 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 11.11 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 88.89 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 80.56 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 19.44 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 30.56 (Low)
  • Living in Joutseno - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 80.38 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 70 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 82.31 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 75 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.73 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 113.76 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Joutseno

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Joutseno

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.09 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15.33 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.68 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 110.4 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 105.86 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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