Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. It is located 134 kilometers (83 mi) northeast of the capital, Helsinki.
The city has a population of 87,329 (30 September 2012) and covers an area of 2,883.30 square kilometers (1,113.25 sq mi) of which 325.06 km2 (125.51 sq mi) is water. The population density is 34.14 inhabitants per square kilometer (88.4 /sq mi).
It was also a major road transport junction