Location of the Power Plant
Fennovoima's Hanhikivi 1 nuclear power plant will be built in Northern Finland in Pyhäjoki. The site is located on Hanhikivi peninsula which also gives the name to the plant.
The coastal municipality of Pyhäjoki is located in Northern Ostrobothnia on the shore of the Baltic Sea. Pyhäjoki has some 3400 residents. It is a part of the Raahe region that also includes Raahe, Vihanti and Siikajoki.
Altogether the region has some 35 000 residents. Finland's 6th biggest city, Oulu, is about 100 kilometers north from Pyhäjoki. The Oulu region has over 200 000 residents.