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General information - Location

CountryFinland
Location in countryCenter
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 24.9386,Lat: 60.1699 marker
Elevation24 meter above sea level
Local time10:48:42am
Population596000 (1th largest city in country)
Name Southern Finland (Etelä-Suomen aluehallintovirasto)
Name MaakuntaUusimaa#Nyland
Name KuntaHelsinki#Helsingfors

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Mäkkylä8.4 km NorthWest
2 Espoo9.2 km WestNorthWest
3 Uusmäki10 km NorthWest
4 Henttaa12 km West
5 Kauniainen12.4 km WestNorthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 HelsinkiFinland0 km East
2 Tallinn   Estonia85 km South
3 Rīga   Latvia361 km South

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Helsinki lies at the Gulf of Finland (direction North).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Gulf of Finland coastal catchments and small basins. The nearest bigger lake is Pitkäjärvi (3 km2 at a height of around 18 meter above sea level) at a distance of 13.2 km in WestNorthWestern direction).

The most nearby international border is the Russian-Finnish border with a straight distance of 162.5 km in EastNorthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 228 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 23%, low location: 77%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The surroundings of the place is moderately urbanised. The most common land use in the area is urban.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)
Name
Suomenlahden rannikkoseutu

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Helsinki Vantaa Airport (at a distance of 16 km and direction North).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   1.3 km2 
 3.4% 
 Nature   0.9 km2 
 2.3% 
 Wet nature   0.1 km2 
 0.2% 
 Urban area   28.7 km2 
 72.3% 
 Infrastructure   4.6 km2 
 11.7% 

Climate


Location of Helsinki in country Finland


Helsinki at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Fortress of SuomenlinnaFinland3.7 km EastSouthEast
2 Historic Centre (Old Town) of TallinnEstonia83 km South
3 Verla Groundwood and Board MillFinland135 km NorthNorthEast

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Vanhankaupunginlahden lintuvesiFI4.9 km NorthNorthEast

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Vantaa: Tie - Klaukkalan liittymä

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-15 09:44:55
Placename webcam: Vantaa - Mainland Finland - Finland
Bings maps Vantaa

Name webcam: Espoo: Keilaniemi

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-15 09:33:35
Placename webcam: Espoo - Mainland Finland - Finland
Bings maps Espoo

Name webcam: Helsinki: Tie 101 - Vihdintien risteys - Kehä I, Vihdintien risteys

Current time


Current weather at Helsinki

Type of weather in Helsinkiclear sky weericoon
Current temperature: 24 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 3.58 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: East South East
Air pressure: 1010 mb
Humidity: 67 %
Daylength at 15 August 2022:15 hour and 43 minutes
Sunrise :04:33 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :20:16 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Helsinki - FI (longitude: 24.9386, latitude: 60.1699)
Distance weather station to place (direction Z): 0 Kilometers

11:00
24 degrees
1013 mbar
clear skyweericoon
14:00
23 degrees
1015 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
17:00
20 degrees
1016 mbar
light rainweericoon
20:00
19 degrees
1017 mbar
moderate rainweericoon
23:00
19 degrees
1017 mbar
light rainweericoon









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