Southern Finland lies by the coast of the Gulf of Finland, stretching into the lakeland of interior Finland. It is the most populous part of the country, dominated by the urban sprawl around Helsinki.
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Helsinki or Helsingfors is the capital of Finland. Founded in 1550, the "Daughter of the Baltic" has been the Finnish capital since 1812, when it was rebuilt by the tsars of Russia along the lines of a miniature St.
Espoo with a population of a quarter of a million is the second largest city in Finland.
Vantaa is in the Uusimaa region in southern Finland, right north of Helsinki.
Uusimaa is a region along the coast in Southern Finland, with hundreds of islands, some big lakes and inland countryside.
Päijänne Tavastia is a region in Southern Finland. The region doesn't have any passenger airports, but there are good connections from the Helsinki region by bus; some places like Lahti and Kärkölä are connected by train too.
Kymenlaakso is a region in Southern Finland named after the valley of river Kymijoki.
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