Welcome to Loviisa!
Loviisa, Finland, is a seaside town with a population of nearly 16,000. The town centre is located about 87 km east of Helsinki, along the road to St. Petersburg.
The new City of Loviisa (Lovisa in Swedish) was born on January 1st 2010 when former municipalities of Loviisa, Liljendal, Pernaja and Ruotsinpyhtää were merged together. Loviisa is best known for its fortifications, the wooden houses in its Old Town and the Strömfors Iron Works. Both Finnish and Swedish (the two official languages of Finland) are traditionally spoken in the Loviisa area.