Mäntyharju is an advanced rural community in Eastern Finland and a busy border parish of Savo. The boundary of three tribes, the Häme, Savo and Karelia peoples, is located in the municipality area. The current inhabitants of Mäntyharju are mainly of Savo lineage.
Due to its unique nature and high-quality central services, Mäntyharju’s cultural community offers great conditions for enterprise, living and leisure activities. Our first-class municipal services are produced through democratic decision-making in which great value is placed on the participation of the inhabitants.
Currently Mäntyharju has 6,200 residents. In the summer, the services provided in the centre are in part like those of a town and satisfy the needs of both the inhabitants and visitors. The business centre has several banks, restaurants, an off-licence, health centre and diverse commercial services. Over 4,500 inhabitants live in the centre.