What is the capital of Finland?
Helsinki is the capital and largest city of Finland, located in northeastern Europe on the coast of the Baltic Sea. With a population of over 642,000 in the city and 1,456,619 in the Greater Helsinki area, it is the largest city in Finland. Helsinki has a very diverse population, with over 130 nationalities residing in the city.
The city was founded in 1550 by the King of Sweden to rival the former Estonian capital of Reval. The city is known for its maritime history and culture, and the Suomenlinna Fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a popular tourist attraction.
The city’s economy is centered on its port, which is the largest in Finland, and its industrial sectors, including shipbuilding, electronics, textiles and metal products, and the service industry.