Helsinki was the World Design Capital for 2012, the venue for the 1952 Summer Olympics, and the host of the 52nd Eurovision Song Contest in 2007. Helsinki has one of the world's highest urban standards of living. In 2011, the British magazine Monocle ranked Helsinki the world's most liveable city in its liveable cities index.
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)
The Declaration of Helsinki is a set of ethical principles regarding human experimentation developed for the medical community by the World Medical Association. It is widely regarded as the cornerstone document on human research ethics. It is not a legally binding instrument under the international law, but instead draws its authority from the degree to which it has been codified in, or influenced, national or regional legislation and regulations. Its role was described by a Brazilian forum in 2
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.
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Helsinki commuter rail 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. Together with the Helsinki Metro, buses, and trams, the network forms the heart of Helsinki's public transportation infrastructure. Trains run primarily above ground in the Helsinki metropolitan area. Within the municipalities of Espoo, Helsinki, Kauniainen, Kerava, Kirkkonummi, Siuntio, Vantaa and T
Local train services were initiated in the Helsinki region on 1 June 1886 with four services per day in each direction: two services terminated in Malmi, one in Kerava and one in Järvenpää. At first, until 1896, these services only ran from June to September.
There are plans to extend the four track line from Leppävaara to Espoo. This would enable a shorter headway service to Kauklahti and also benefit long-distance traffic to Turku, which is now hampered by commuter trains on the same tracks on the section between Kirkkonummi and Leppävaara. A major increase in capacity of the Helsinki Central railway station has been planned, as rail capacity at Helsinki station is fully used at peak hours, preventing increases in service. The City Rail Loop ...
The Y line is the longest line on the Coastal Line. It operates between Helsinki and Siuntio with very few intermediate stops. The services run quite infrequently, with seven daily departures in each direction on weekdays and with no departures on weekend. One Y-line service is o
Trains P and I run in opposing directions to each other in a ring pattern between Helsinki and Helsinki Airport in Vantaa. The P train does this clockwise, while the I train does this counterclockwise. The Ring Rail line was completed in 2015, and acted as a continuation of the V
Train K runs from Helsinki to Kerava, stopping at all stations. During 1970's and 1980's the train did not stop at any station between Pasila and Tikkurila. Malmi was added to the stopping pattern in 1988 and Puistola was added in 1996. Oulunkylä was added only after ...
Starting in July 2017, all commuter train services within the HSL zone will be operated by Sm5 FLIRT trains. The outgoing Sm2- and Sm4-trains will be repurposed for longer-distance lines by VR. Currently used units: Sm2, 50 units delivered in 1975–81 Sm4, 30 units delivered in 1998–2005 Sm5, 81 units delivered in 2008–17. These trains are run by VR but owned by Pääkaupunkiseudun Junakalusto Oy. The first Sm5 unit started commercial operations in November 2009. A total of 81 units ...
- 200,000 daily (2018)
- 1,524 mm (60.0 in)
- 44 in the HSL region, 70 in total
Helsinki (sau Helsingfors în limba suedeză), este capitala și cel mai mare oraș al Finlandei. Orașul este situat în sudul țării, pe malul golfului Finic. Zona urbană Helsinki este formată din municipiul capitalei și orașele Espoo, Vantaa și Kauniainen. În total, are o populație de 1.159.211.
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Architecture in Helsinki is an Australian indie pop band which consisted of Cameron Bird, Gus Franklin, Jamie Mildren, Sam Perry, and Kellie Sutherland. The band released five studio albums before going on hiatus: Fingers Crossed (2003), In Case We Die (2005), Places Like This (2007), Moment Bends (2011), and Now + 4eva (2014).
Helsingin Jalkapalloklubi (literally The Football Club of Helsinki), commonly known as HJK Helsinki, or simply as HJK, is a professional football club based in Helsinki, Finland. The club competes in the Finnish Veikkausliiga. Founded in 1907, the club has spent most of its history in the top tier of Finnish football.
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 ...
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