04 August 2016

#1126 Germany | DE-5433775

Helsinki (SwedishHelsingfors) is the capital and largest city of Finland. It is in the region of Uusimaa, in southern Finland, on the shore of the Gulf of Finland. Helsinki has a population of 629,512, an urban population of 1,214,210, and a metropolitan population of over 1.4 million, making it the most populous municipality and urban area in Finland. Helsinki is located some 80 kilometres (50 mi) north of TallinnEstonia, 400 km (250 mi) east of StockholmSweden, and 388 km (241 mi) west of Saint PetersburgRussia. Helsinki has close historical connections with these three cities. In 2012, Lonely Planet included Helsinki amongst the top 10 of the world's unsung places.

Thank you, ibicks !

Received on: August 4, 2016
Travel time: 8 days
Distance: 1321 km

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