Helsinki

The "Daughter of the Baltic", Helsinki is 's capital and largest city. Founded in 1550, Helsinki became the capital of the Finnish Grand Duchy in 1812, when the Russian Empire rebuilt it as a miniature St.

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Kamppi and southwestern Helsinki is here defined as the part of the city raying out to the southwest of the , stretching along freeway 51 to the border of next-door . Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

consists of the central parts of Helsinki east of Mannerheimintie, south of Pitkäsilta and north of Esplanadi; in short the commercial downtown plus Kruunuhaka and Katajanokka. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

comprises the parts of Helsinki east of the railway, north of Pitkäsilta, south of freeways 4 and 45 and west of Kulosaari. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

Western Helsinki comprises the parts Helsinki that are west of the railway, northwest of Baana and all the way past Munkkiniemi and Munkkivuori shopping mall up to the Haaga roundabout. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

Notable Places in the Area

Museum
is an art museum in Helsinki, and one of the three museums forming the Finnish National Gallery. Photo: Skorpion87, Public domain.

Stadium
The Helsinki , located in the district about 2.3 kilometres from the centre of the capital Helsinki, is the largest stadium in the country, nowadays mainly used for hosting sports events and big concerts. Photo: Joneikifi, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Theater
The Finnish National Theatre, established in 1872, is a theatre located in central Helsinki on the northern side of the Helsinki Central Railway Station Square. Photo: Ralf Roletschek, GFDL.

Church
Helsinki Cathedral is the Finnish Evangelical Lutheran cathedral of the Diocese of Helsinki, located in the neighborhood of in the centre of Helsinki, at the Senate Square. Photo: Biopics, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Destinations

is in this guide defined as the part of Helsinki south of the Esplanadi and Bulevardi streets. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

East Helsinki is an area in Helsinki, , usually thought to comprise the city's eastern and south-eastern major districts, including the districts of , , , , , and . Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

Helsinki's are the northernmost part of Helsinki and form the continuum between Vantaa and more central parts of Helsinki. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is a district and a neighbourhood in Helsinki, the capital of , located on the eastern side of the Helsinki peninsula about one kilometre north from the city centre. Photo: Timo Noko, CC BY 2.0.

Suburb
is an island in Helsinki, about 5 km west of the city centre. Photo: Kulmalukko, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
is a district of approximately 12,000 inhabitants in the eastern part of the Central major district of Helsinki, . Photo: Annelis, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Helsinki

Latitude
60.1675° or 60° 10' 3" north
Longitude
24.9427° or 24° 56' 33.9" east
Population
657,000
IATA airport code
HEL
United Nations Location Code
FI HEL
Elevation
26 metres (85 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1372477580
Geo­Names ID
658225
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Helsinki
  • Achinese: Hèlsinki
  • Afar: Xelsinki
  • Afrikaans: Helsingfors
  • Afrikaans: Helsinki
  • Akan: Helsingfors
  • Akan: Helsinki
  • Albanian: Helsinki
  • Amharic: ሄልሲንኪ
  • Arabic: Helsinki
  • Arabic: هلسنكي
  • Aragonese: Helsinki
  • Armenian: Հելսինկի
  • Armenian: Հելսինքի
  • Asturian: H.elsinki
  • Asturian: Helsingfors
  • Asturian: Helsinki
  • Asturian: Ḥélsinki
  • Avaric: Helsinki
  • Avaric: Хельсинки
  • Aymara: Helsinki
  • Azerbaijani: Helsinki
  • Bashkir: Хельсинки
  • Basque: Helsinki
  • Bavarian: Helsinki
  • Belarusian: Helsingfors
  • Belarusian: Гельсінкфорс
  • Belarusian: Хельсінкі
  • Belarusian: Хэльсынкі
  • Bengali: হেলসিংকি
  • Bengali: হেলসিঙ্কি
  • Bosnian: Helsinki
  • Breton: Helsinki
  • Bulgarian: Хелзинки
  • Burmese: ဟယ်လ်ဆင်ကီမြို့
  • Catalan: Hèlsinki
  • Cebuano: Helsinki
  • Central Bikol: Helsinki
  • Central Kurdish: ھێلسینکی
  • Chavacano: Helsinki
  • Chechen: Хельсинки
  • Chinese: Helsinki
  • Chinese: 赫尔辛基
  • Chinese: 赫爾辛基
  • Chuvash: Хельсинки
  • Cornish: Helsinki
  • Corsican: Helsinki
  • Crimean Tatar: Helsinki
  • Croatian: Helsinki
  • Czech: Helsinky
  • Danish: Helsingfors
  • Danish: Helsinki
  • Dimli (individual language): Helsinki
  • Dutch: Helsinki
  • Eastern Mari: Хельсинки
  • Egyptian Arabic: هيلسينكى
  • English: Helsingfors
  • English: Helsingia
  • Erzya: Хельсинки ош
  • Esperanto: Helsinko
  • Estonian: Helsingi
  • Ewe: Helsinki
  • Extremaduran: Helsinki
  • Faroese: Helsinki
  • Fiji Hindi: Helsinki
  • Fijian: Helsinki
  • Finnish: Helsingfors
  • Finnish: Helsingin kaupunki
  • Finnish: Helsinki
  • Finnish: Stadi
  • French: Helsingfors
  • French: Helsinki
  • Gagauz: Helsinki
  • Galician: Helsinqui
  • Galician: هئلسينکي
  • Ganda: Helsinki
  • Georgian: ჰელსინკი
  • German: Helsingfors
  • German: Helsinki
  • Gilaki: Helsinki
  • Greek: Ελσίνκι
  • Gujarati: હેલસિંકી
  • Haitian: Èlzinki
  • Hakka Chinese: Helsinki
  • Hausa: Helsinki
  • Hebrew: הלסינקי
  • Hindi: हेलसिंकी
  • Hungarian: Helsinki
  • Icelandic: Helsingfors
  • Icelandic: Helsinki
  • Ido: Helsinki
  • Iloko: Helsinki
  • Inari Sami: Helsig
  • Indonesian: Helsingfors
  • Indonesian: Helsinki
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Helsinki
  • Interlingue: Helsinki
  • Irish: Heilsincí
  • Italian: Helsinki
  • Jamaican Creole English: Elsingki
  • Japanese: ヘルシンキ
  • Javanese: Helsingfors
  • Javanese: Helsinki
  • Kabyle: Helsinki
  • Kalaallisut: Helsinki
  • Kalo Finnish Romani: Baro fooros
  • Kannada: ಹೆಲ್ಸಿಂಕಿ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Xelsinki
  • Karelian: Helsinki
  • Kashubian: Helsinki
  • Kazakh: Хельсинки
  • Kinyarwanda: Helsinki
  • Kirghiz: Хельсинки
  • Komi-Permyak: Хельсинки
  • Komi: Хельсинки
  • Korean: 헬싱키
  • Kotava: Helsinki
  • Kurdish: Helsînkî
  • Ladino: Helsinki
  • Latin: Helsingia
  • Latin: Helsinkium
  • Latvian: Helsinki
  • Ligurian: Helsinki
  • Limburgan: Helsinki
  • Lingala: Helsinki
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Helsinki
  • Literary Chinese: 赫爾辛基
  • Lithuanian: Helsinkis
  • Livvi: Helsinki
  • Lombard: Helsinki
  • Low German: Helsinki
  • Lower Sorbian: Helsinki
  • Luxembourgish: Helsinki
  • Macedo-Romanian: Helsinki
  • Macedonian: Хелсинки
  • Malagasy: Helsinki
  • Malay: Helsinki
  • Malayalam: ഹെൽസിങ്കി
  • Maltese: Ħelsinki
  • Manx: Helsinki
  • Maori: Helsinki
  • Marathi: हेलसिंकी
  • Min Dong Chinese: Helsinki
  • Min Nan Chinese: Helsinki
  • Mingrelian: ჰელსინკი
  • Moksha: Хельсинки
  • Mongolian: Хельсинки
  • Moroccan Arabic: هيلسينكي
  • Narom: Ĥelsinqùi
  • Nauru: Helsinki
  • Nepali: हेल्सिन्की
  • Northern Frisian: Helsinki
  • Northern Luri: هیلسینکی
  • Northern Sami: Helsset
  • Norwegian: Helsingfors
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Helsingfors
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Helsinki
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Helsingfors
  • Novial: Helsinki
  • Nyanja: Helsinki
  • Occitan (post 1500): Helsinki
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܗܠܣܢܩܝ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Helsinki
  • Oriya: ହେଲସିଙ୍କି
  • Ossetian: Хельсинки
  • Panjabi: ਹੈਲਸਿੰਕੀ
  • Papiamento: Helsinki
  • Persian: هلسینکی
  • Picard: Helsinki
  • Piemontese: Helsinki
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Helsinki
  • Polish: Helsinki
  • Portuguese: Helsinki
  • Portuguese: Helsinque
  • Portuguese: Helsinquia
  • Portuguese: Helsínquia
  • Quechua: Helsinki
  • Romanian: Helsinki
  • Romansh: Helsinki
  • Russian: Helsingfors
  • Russian: Khel'sinki
  • Russian: Гельсингфорс
  • Russian: Гельсинки
  • Russian: Хельсингфорс
  • Russian: Хельсинки
  • Samogitian: Helsėnkis
  • Sardinian: Helsinki
  • Saterfriesisch: Helsinki
  • Scots: Helsinki
  • Scottish Gaelic: Helsinki
  • Serbian: Хелсинки
  • Serbo-Croatian: Helsinki
  • Shona: Helsinki
  • Sicilian: Helsinki
  • Silesian: Helsinki
  • Sindhi: هلسنڪي
  • Sinhala: හෙල්සින්කි
  • Skolt Sami: Heʹlssen
  • Slovak: Helsinki
  • Slovenian: Helsinki
  • Somali: Helsinki
  • South Azerbaijani: هلسینکی
  • Southern Sotho: Helsinki
  • Spanish: Helsinki
  • Sundanese: Hélsinki
  • Swahili: Helsinki
  • Swedish: Helsingfors
  • Swedish: Helsinki
  • Swiss German: Helsinki
  • Tagalog: Helsinki
  • Tagalog: Lungsod ng Helsinki
  • Tajik: Ҳелсинкӣ
  • Tamil: எல்சிங்கி
  • Tamil: ஹெல்சின்கி
  • Tamil: ஹெல்ஸின்கி
  • Tatar: Хельсинки
  • Tatar: Һелсинки
  • Tatar: Һельсинки
  • Telugu: హెల్సింకీ
  • Thai: เฮลซิงกิ
  • Tibetan: ཧེལ་སིན་ཀི།
  • Tosk Albanian: Helsinki
  • Tunisian Arabic: هلسنكي
  • Turkish: Helsinki
  • Turkmen: Helsinki
  • Twi: Helsinki
  • Udmurt: Хельсинки
  • Uighur: Xélsinki
  • Ukrainian: Гельсінкі
  • Upper Sorbian: Helsinki
  • Urdu: ہلسنکی
  • Uzbek: Helsinki
  • Venetian: Helsinki
  • Veps: Hel'sinki
  • Vietnamese: Helsinki
  • Volapük: Helsinki
  • Võro: Helsingi
  • Waray (Philippines): Helsinki
  • Welsh: Helsinki
  • Western Armenian: Հելսինքի
  • Western Frisian: Helsinki
  • Western Frisian: Helsinky
  • Western Mari: Хельсинки
  • Western Panjabi: ہیلسنکی
  • Wolof: Elsinki
  • Wu Chinese: 赫尔辛基
  • Yakut: Хельсинки
  • Yiddish: העלסינקי
  • Yoruba: Helsinki
  • Yue Chinese: 赫爾辛基
  • Zeeuws: Helsinki
  • Zulu: Helsinki

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