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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 time0:06:41am
Population596000 (1th largest city in country)
Name province/regionSouthern 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 - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Helsinki in country Finland


Helsinki at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

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

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


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Current weather at Helsinki

Type of weather in Helsinkibroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 0 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 3.58 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: West South West
Air pressure: 1009 mb
Humidity: 95 %
Daylength at 26 February 2024:10 hour and 12 minutes
Sunrise :06:27 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :16:39 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

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

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