Finnish Capital Region
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.