Helsinki ( Swedish: Helsingfors) is the capital city of Finland. Helsinki is the largest city in Finland. 604,380 (31.12.2012) people live in Helsinki, and 1,360,000 live in the Helsinki metropolitan area . Helsinki is in the south of Finland, on the coast of the Gulf of Finland. The city is in the Uusimaa region.
43 languages. The Helsinki Final Act, also known as Helsinki Accords or Helsinki Declaration was the document signed at the closing meeting of the third part of the Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe held in Helsinki, Finland, during 30 July 1 August 1975.  All then-existing European countries as well as United States and ...
The airport is in the city of Vantaa, about 5 kilometres (3 mi) west of Tikkurila, the administrative center of Vantaa and 9.2 NM (17.0 km; 10.6 mi) north of Helsinki city center. The airport is operated by state-owned Finavia. It is the largest airport in Finland and the fourth busiest airport in the Nordic countries
Helsingin Jalkapalloklubi (translation: The Football Club of Helsinki), commonly known as HJK Helsinki, or simply as HJK, is a professional football club based in Helsinki, Finland. The club competes in the Finnish Veikkausliiga. The club's home stadium is the Bolt Arena, with a capacity of 10,770.
The Helsinki Stock Exchange (formerly OMX Helsinki, officially NASDAQ OMX Helsinki) is a stock exchange that is in Helsinki, Finland. The Helsinki Stock Exchange was first made in October 7, 1912 when they made their first transaction. After that they had remained a "free form" type of financial association until 1984.
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Helsingin Sanomat, nickname Hesari, is a newspaper published in Helsinki, Finland. It is the largest subscription newspaper in Finland and the Nordic countries. It is owned by Sanoma. Except after certain holidays, it is published daily.
Distinguished Flying Cross. Lauri Allan Trni (28 May 1919 18 October 1965), later known as Larry Thorne, was a Finnish Army captain. He led an infantry company in the Finnish Winter and Continuation Wars. After the wars, he moved to the United States. He then joined the American Army.
Kesranta (lit. 'summer shore', Swedish: Villa Bjlbo) is the official residence of the Prime Minister of Finland, located in Helsinki in the neighborhood of Meilahti, overlooking Seurasaarenselk. The residence is owned by the Finnish Government through Senate Properties.The Meilahti neighborhood where Kesranta is located is a zone of prohibited airspace.
View history. The Helsinki Olympic Stadium. Helsinki Olympic Stadium (or Olympiastadion) is a sports stadium in Helsinki, Finland. The 1952 Summer Olympics took place in the stadium. Finland's national football team plays there. This short article about sports can be made longer.
Hungry Heart. " Hungry Heart " is a 1980 song by Bruce Springsteen and is the leading single from his fifth studio album The River. It went to number 5 in Canada and the United States, number 8 in the Netherlands, number 11 in Austria, number 17 in Sweden, number 24 in New Zealand and number 33 in Australia.
1 one. 10 ten. 100 one hundred. 1,000 one thousand. 1,000,000 one million. When dealing with larger numbers than this, there are two different ways of naming the numbers in English. Under the "long scale", a new name is given every time the number is a million times larger than the last named number.
Simo Hayha (December 17, 1905 April 1, 2002) was a Finnish soldier. He has the highest recorded number of confirmed sniper kills in any major war.  The Russian soldiers began to call him as "White Death". He had over 500 confirmed kills during Winter war, which lasted only 105 days. Simo Hyh spent his last years in Ruokolahti, a ...
Havenaar was born in Hiroshima on May 20, 1987. He joined J1 League club Yokohama F. Marinos in 2006. He also played for Avispa Fukuoka (2008), Sagan Tosu (2009) and Ventforet Kofu (2010-2011). At Kofu, he became a top scorer with 20 goals in 2010 J2 League and was selected Best Eleven in 2011 J1 League. In January 2012, he moved to Dutch ...
The official currency of the country is the euro (EUR); before 2002 it was the markka, the Finnish mark (FIM). The president of Finland is Sauli Niinist. 5.5 million people live in Finland. Finnish and Swedish both are the official languages of Finland; the most spoken languages is Finnish, mother tongue of about 90% of the population.
The Simple English Wikipedia is an English-language version of Wikipedia, an online encyclopedia, written in a language that is easy to understand but still natural and grammatical.  All of the articles in the Simple English Wikipedia use shorter sentences and easier words and grammar than the regular English Wikipedia . 
Pages in category "People from Helsinki". The following 4 pages are in this category, out of 4 total.
Immigration Act of 1917. The Immigration Act of 1917 (also called the Literacy Act and the Asiatic Barred Zone Act) was a United States law to stop certain types of people from moving to the US to live. It was the first law to try and restrict immigration, rather than try to control it. People wanting to immigrate had to pass literacy tests.
The electric eels are a genus, Electrophorus, of tropical freshwater fish from South America in the family Gymnotidae. They are electric fish, and can stun their prey by delivering shocks at up to 860 volts. Their electrical capabilities were first studied in 1775, contributing to the invention in 1800 of the electric battery.
Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out. " Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out " is a 1976 song by Bruce Springsteen and is the second single from his third studio album Born to Run. It went to number 83 in the United States. This short article about music can be made longer. You can help Wikipedia by adding to it. "Tenth avenue freeze-out - Bruce Springsteen Words ...
Contents move to sidebar hide Beginning 1 History 2 Medalists Toggle Medalists subsection 2.1 Summer Games 2.1.1 Medals by summer sport 2.2 Winter Games 2.2.1 Medals by winter sport 3 Related pages 4 References 5 Other websites Toggle the table of contents Poland at the Olympics 38 languages Catal etina Dansk Deutsch English Espaol ...
2010. 2014. 2018. 2022. Portugal at the Olympics is a history which includes 30 games in 20 countries and 600+ athletes.  Since 1912, the Portugal has contributed to the growth of the "Olympic Movement".  The International Olympic Committee 's official abbreviation for Portugal is POR .
Rosalita (Come Out Tonight) " Rosalita (Come Out Tonight) " is a 1973 song by Bruce Springsteen. It was taken from his second studio album The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle. It was never released as a single in the United States and was released as a single in the Netherlands in 1979.
In 2006 the European Commission made goals for Bulgaria to improve its fight against corruption and organised crime.  In 2011 Bulgaria ranked 86th out of 182 countries on how corrupt they are thought to be.  They scored a 3.3 with 10 the highest possible.
The official languages of Uganda are English and Swahili. The most common religion is Christianity. The President of Uganda is Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. The country is to the East of Africa. The population of Uganda is 32 million people. The area of Uganda is about 236,040 km2 . Uganda produces coffee and copper .
Peak rating. 2785 (July 1972) Robert James "Bobby" Fischer (March 9, 1943 January 17, 2008) was an American chess Grandmaster and the eleventh World Chess Champion . As a teenager, Fischer became well-known worldwide because of his skill at chess. He won the American championship of 1963/64, winning all eleven of his games.
Suffocation (band) Suffocation in 2014. Suffocation is an American brutal death metal band from Centereach, New York, United States. The band members are Frank Mullen (vocalist), Terrance Hobbs and Charlie Errigo (both guitarisits), Eric Morotti (drummer) and Derek Boyer (bassist). Their 1991 album, Effigy of the Forgotten, created a blueprint ...
Diagram showing a cross section though the Earth's lithosphere (in yellow) with magma rising from the mantle (in red). In geology, a hotspot or hot spot is a portion of the Earth's surface which is volcanic. This may be caused by a rising mantle plume or some other cause.  Hotspots may be far from tectonic plate boundaries.
The Leland Stanford Junior University, often called Stanford University (or simply Stanford ), is a private university next to Palo Alto in California, in the middle of Silicon Valley , about 37 miles (60 kilometers) southeast of San Francisco and about 20 miles northwest of San Jos, in Santa Clara County. Leland and Jane Stanford opened the ...