Helsinki, the capital of Finland, is a modern city with over half a million residents and is situated on the Baltic Sea.

In 2012 Helsinki was the World Design Capital and celebrated its 200th anniversary as the capital of Finland. In 2014 Helsinki was awarded City of Design status as part of the Creative Cities Network established by UNESCO.

Helsinki alongside its neighbouring municipalities of Espoo, Vantaa and Kauniainen form a metropolitan area of more than a million inhabitants.

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