The municipality of POLVIJÄRVI
The municipality of Polvijärvi was founded in the year 1876 and is located in the east of Finland.
The municipality of Polvijärvi is an active rural commune away 40 km from the town of Joensuu. The municipality of Polvijärvi has about 4.900 inhabitants.
The lowering of the water level in Lake Höytiäinen in 1859 created a base for strong agriculture. The municipality of Polvijärvi has quite good public services. It also offers excellent possibilities for leisure-time activities. The nearest airport is 30 km away.
The business services
The municipality of Polvijärvi offers good possibilities for business activities. New industrial areas have been built for companies. Recently, the training of entrepreneurs and cooperation have been in the centre of our interest. Through education we have achieved more cooperation between entrepreneurs. We expect growth especially in the wood processing industry and subcontract work. Tourism and agriculture are also very important.
The basic services in Polvijärvi are in good condition. Its is possible to get a place in a day-care centre quickly. The school services are well taken care of. Health care is provided in our health centre.
In the centre of Polvijärvi there is leisure-time house for different activities and ice hall for ice hockey and skating. The library offers many kinds of services.
The holiday centre Huhmari is a place full of entertainment. We have many hospitable farms, which offer delicious food, entertainment, activities for the whole family and cottages for rent.
WELCOME to our municipality.
We have building sites to sell in the centre of Polvijärvi and in the surrounding small villages.
Polvijärventie 18, PL 6, FINLAND - 83701 POLVIJÄRVI
The municipal manager: Pauli Vaittinen. Tel: +358-04010 46001
The administrative manager: Helena Kaasinen. Tel: +358-04010 46002