About Kuusankoski

Kuusankoski is a former industrial town and municipality of Finland, located in the region of Kymenlaakso in the province of Southern Finland.

It is located some 130 kilometers (80 mi) northeast of the Finnish capital Helsinki.

Footballer Sami Hyypiä is from Kuusankoski. Another famous person living in this town is ex-Night wish singer Tarja Turunen

As of 2009, the six municipalities – Kouvola, Kuusankoski, Elimäki, Anjalankoski, Valkeala and Jaala – were consolidated, accounting for the new municipality of Kouvola with a population of over 80,000, being the 10th largest city in Finland