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Helsinki
Helsinki – Helsingfors
Citii
Helsingin kaupunki
Helsingfors stad

Coat of arms
Nickname(s): Stadi, Hesa[1]
Helsinki is located in Finland
Helsinki
Loekaiishun a' Helsinki in Finland
Coordinates: 60°10′15″N 024°56′15″E / 60.17083°N 24.93750°E / 60.17083; 24.93750Coordinates: 60°10′15″N 024°56′15″E / 60.17083°N 24.93750°E / 60.17083; 24.93750
Kuntrii Finland
Region Uusimaa
Sub-region Helsinki
Charter 1550
kapitel citii 1812
Government
 • Mayor Jussi Pajunen
Airea (2011-01-01)[2]
 • Citii 715.49 km2 (276.25 sq mi)
 • Land 213.75 km2 (82.53 sq mi)
 • Wata 501.74 km2 (193.72 sq mi)
 • Urban 770.26 km2 (297.40 sq mi)
 • Metro 3,697.52 km2 (1,427.62 sq mi)
Area rank 170th largest in Finland
Population (2014-11-30)[3]
 • Citii 621,863
 • Rank Biges in Finland
 • Density 2,909.3/km2 (7,535/sq mi)
 • Urban 1,106,881
 • Urban density 1,437/km2 (3,720/sq mi)
 • Metro 1,420,576
 • Metro density 384.2/km2 (995/sq mi)
Demonym

helsinkiläinen (Finnish)
helsingforsare (Swiidish)

Helsinkian (Inglish)
Popyulashun b' native laenghwij[4]
 • Finnish 84.3% (official)
 • Swedish 6.1% (official)
 • Others 9.6%
Popyulashun b' age[5]
 • 0 to 14 13.7%
 • 15 to 64 72%
 • 65 or older 14.3%
Tiem zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[6] 18.5%
Website www.hel.fi

Helsinki (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈhe̞l.siŋ.k̟i] ( listen); Swiidish: Helsingfors, pronounced [hɛlsɪŋˈfɔʂ] ( listen)) es t' kapital and biges citii a' Finland.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Ainiala, Terhi (2009). "Place Names in the Construction of Social Identities: The Uses of Names of Helsinki". Research Institute for the Languages of Finland. Retrieved 22 September 2011. 
  2. "Area by municipality as of 1 Jaenyuweri 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish, Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 Maach 2011. 
  3. "VÄESTÖTIETOJÄRJESTELMÄ REKISTERITILANNE 30.11.2014" (in Finnish, Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 29 December 2014. 
  4. "Population according to language and the number of foreigners and land area km2 by area as of 31 December 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 29 Maach 2009. 
  5. "Population according to age and gender by area as of 31 December 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 28 Ieprel 2009. 
  6. "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 Maach 2011.