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Kempele in a nutshell

Kempele is a youthful and agile municipality where urban and rural life meet in a lovely way. We can offer you roots and history as well as high-quality services and leisure activities.

Kempele in a nutshell:
4 accommodation providers
1 shopping centre
The smallest ski resort in Finland
3 stair-climbing stairways 
2 official beaches
1 seaside resort with a beach maintained by the village association
2 teams in Finnish baseball championship league Superpesis, women and men of Kempeleen Kiri
4 km to the Oulu Airport from the Kempele border
1 railway station
The most attractive municipality in Finland in terms of relative population growth
The lowest cost of living in a one-family house in Finland
116 new businesses a year
18 000 inhabitants
75.1% employment rate

Kempele is known for:
The typo in the Kempele Hall sign, which now reads ”KEMPELEHALII”, ”Kempele hugs you”
Head office and registered office of Polar Electro Ltd
Home for NHL goalkeeper Pekka Rinne
Home for former Prime Minister Juha Sipilä
Areas and buildings with names starting with Z
Shopping Centre Zeppelin and Leisure Centre Zemppi
Mayor Tuomas Lohi

Kempele is located in the heart of the Oulu region with Oulu, Tyrnävä and Liminka as neighbours.
Come feel the pulse of Kempele!

Transportation and basic services

Oulu Airport
Lentokentäntie 720, Oulu

Kempele Railway Station
Asemantie 12, Kempele
Free long-term parking on the other side of the railroad at the end of Kaartotie road.
Parking map
Arriving and departing trains in Kempele

Oulu public transport provides local bus traffic services in the whole region.

Saaga Travel - Premier charter and coach service in Oulu and Northern Finland

Taxis and non-scheduled services
Taxi station: Asemantie 1, Kempele
OTAXI phone: +358 (0)600 30081

Kempele Health centre
Kirkkotie 21, Kempele
Phone: +358 (8) 558 72102

Kempeleen Ykkösapteekki: Kauppatie 2, Kempele Centre
Zeppelinin apteekki: Shopping Centre Zeppelin

Medical Centre:
Health Clinic Hälsa: in Zemppi, Pekurintie, Kempele

Alko Liquor Store:
Myllytie 3, in the same building as Lidl Kempele