Helsinki (Swedish: Helsingfors) is the capital city of Finland. Helsinki is the largest city in Finland. 604,380 (31.12.2012) people live in Helsinki, and 1,360,000 live in the Helsinki metropolitan area. Helsinki is in the south of Finland, on the coast of the Gulf of Finland. City is in the Uusimaa region.
- 715.48 km² (276.25 sq mi)
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The Helsinki Finland Temple is the 124th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). Unlike LDS chapels, where worship services are held and visitors are welcome, the temple is open only to church members.
- 23,000 sq ft (2,100 m²)
- 7.4 acres (3 hectares)
- 139 ft (42 m)
- 22 October 2006 by, Gordon B. Hinckley
Helsinki commuter rail (Finnish: Helsingin seudun lähijunaliikenne, Swedish: Huvudstadsregionens närtrafik, literal translation Local rail traffic of the Helsinki region) is the commuter rail system serving Greater Helsinki, Finland. The network is part of the HSL network, and is operated by VR, the Finnish state-owned national railway company.
- 200,000 daily (2018)
- 1,524 mm (60.0 in)
- 44 in the HSL region, 70 in total
Helsinki Airport is the fourth-busiest airport in the Nordics, serving over 20.8 million passengers in 2018. Nonetheless, Helsinki has the largest number of Asian destinations of all Nordic airports and in 2015, the airport was the fifth busiest airport in Europe in terms of flights to Asia.
Helsinki-nimen alkuperä. Keskiajalla, niin sanotun toisen ristiretken jälkeen, ruotsalaisten kolonisaatio ulottui myös Uudellemaalle. 1630-luvulla esitetyn käsityksen mukaan Helsingin seudun siirtolaiset olisivat tulleet 1200-luvun puolivälin tienoilla Keski-Ruotsista Hälsinglandin maakunnasta, ja Vantaanjokea olisi ryhdytty uudisasukkaiden mukaan kutsumaan nimellä Helsingå, mistä ...
Helsinki, the capital of Finland, is the largest metropolitan area with over 1.5 million people, which produces a third of the country's GDP. Tampere and Turku are the next largest urban areas. The main language is Finnish, a Finnic language of the Uralic language family, which is unrelated to the Scandinavian languages.
Vantaa is located in southern Finland, in the region of Uusimaa and the Helsinki sub-region. It is separated from the Gulf of Finland by Helsinki. Prior to the abolition of Finnish provinces in 2009, Vantaa was a part of the Southern Finland Province. The city borders Helsinki, the Finnish capital