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Pertunmaa along Your Way

The location of Pertunmaa is ideal. It belongs to the state province of Eastern Finland and to the region of Southern Savo, in others words: it is located on the boundary of Eastern Häme and Southern Savo. Besides, Pertunmaa is along the highway no. 5, approximately 40 km north of the city of Heinola. A good landmark is the new gasoline service station ABC-Kuortti which was opened in 2000.

Pertunmaa has two main villages. Kuortti which is located along the highway no. 5 is the better known of these two and it is the business card of Pertunmaa. The village centre of Pertunmaa is approximately 10 km away from the highway no. 5. The village centre is the administrative centre of Pertunmaa. It is also a peaceful place to live with services and lake scenery.

Pertunmaa in Figures

  • Established in 1926
  • Population approx. 1862 (in 31.12.2012) .
  • Summer inhabitants approx. 3700.
  • Number of summer houses is 1752 (in 2006).
  • Total area 454,3 km². Sixth part of the area is lakes and ponds.
  • Population density is 6,3 inhabitants per square kilometre of surface area.
  • Neighbour municipalities Hartola, Heinola, Hirvensalmi, Mäntyharju and Joutsa.

The number one asset of Pertunmaa is its location along the highway. It has a good and fast connection to Helsinki thanks to the Lahti-Heinola motorway and the upgraded highway no. 5. It takes less than two hours to Helsinki by road. The fast connection to Helsinki has made Pertunmaa a popular summer place among residents of the capital. Pertunmaa also has a fast connection with the commercial cities in Central Finland.

In order to give you an idea of the distances and travel time we have compiled a distance table. The table gives a general idea of the central location of Pertunmaa.

Distances between the village centre of Pertunmaa and the towns near it

To the direction of Päijät-Häme

  • Heinola 46 km (travel time approx. 30 min)
  • Hartola 33 km
  • Joutsa 36 km
  • Lahti 80 km (travel time approx. 50 min)

To the direction of Southern Savo:

  • Mäntyharju 30 km
  • Mikkeli 54 km (travel time 36 min)
  • Hirvensalmi 38 km
  • Ristiina 53 km

To the direction of Kymi:

  • Jaala 76 km
  • Valkeala 91 km
  • Kouvola 100 km (travel time 1 h 10 min)
  • Kuusankoski 95 km

Travel Time to the Main Cities To the Southern direction:

  • Helsinki 1 h 55 min
  • Kotka approx. 1 h 50 min
  • To the direction of the Central Finland:
  • Jyväskylä 1 h 12 min

Public Transport

Bus is the most convinient public transport vehicle for travel to Pertunmaa. The express buses which drive along the highway no. 5 provide a fast connection between Pertunmaa and other places. The local bus trafic also is a good choice if you only have time enough for travel.

Public transport by bus also offers a good choice for daily commuting to Lahti, Heinola or Mikkeli.

The express buses stop near the ABC gasoline service station in Kuortti. The local buses stop in Kuortti and at the bus station in the village centre of Pertunmaa.

The Working Hours of the Municipality of Pertunmaa

The Municipal Office of Pertunmaa serves from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

You can get extensive information about the services provided by the municipality of Pertunmaa at the Municipal Office.

Please see also:

Express Bus Timetables
railway timetables
Travel Distances
Highway no. 5, the National Road of Finland

The Central Office of the Municipal Office of Pertunmaa

Pertuntie 14
19430 Pertunmaa
Tel. (015) 770 241
Fax (015) 770 2500

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