Finnish Capital Region

The Capital Region of Finland consists of the cities of Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa and Kauniainen and forms the core part of the Helsinki-Uusimaa Region.

Espalla. Kuva Tuula Palaste

The region ranks among the highest in Europe in terms of creativity, knowledge economy, sectoral productivity performance and economic performance. In terms of European competitiveness, starting from the school level, the Helsinki-Uusimaa Region ranks as one of the super regions in Europe, leading the way in development based on knowledge creation and utilisation.

The region is both a major commercial and a cultural centre. Helsinki, the University City, is a modern city with high-tech offices for international companies. Helsinki is also the location of many academic and governmental institutions, as well as historical buildings.


Welcome to Southern Finland!

Watch a video of the beautiful Helsinki-Uusimaa Region and its various possibilities.