The city of Joensuu is the centre of the province of North Karelia and lies on the northern shore of Lake Saimaa at the mouth of the Pielis River. It is the twelfth largest city in Finland in terms of its approximately 77 000 inhabitants. Joensuu borders Russia to the east. The municipality of Joensuu consists of six regional parishes. The events and services offered by local congregations are open to all. The German Congregation here regularly organises services and events in German language.

Contact on site:

Joe Ortlieb, email

A Finnish–German association also meets in Joensuu… more information on the events and other activities of the association and its contact details can be found on the Website of the Federation of Finnish–German Associations (SSYLThe link opens in a new tab).