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Southern Finland

Southern Finland is a former province of Finland. Relatively small in area, the province is dominated by the urban sprawl around Helsinki and is the most populous in Finland.
Helsinki or Helsingfors is the capital of Finland. Founded in 1550, the "Daughter of the Baltic" has been the Finnish capital since 1812, when it was rebuilt by the tsars of Russia along the lines of a miniature St.
Päijänne Tavastia is a region in Southern Finland. The region doesn't have any passenger airports, but there are good connections from the Helsinki region by bus; some places like Lahti and Kärkölä are connected by train too.
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Espoo with a population of a quarter of a million is the second largest city in Finland.
South Karelia is in Southern Finland. South Karelia's population is about 136 000.
Vantaa is in the Uusimaa region in southern Finland, right north of Helsinki.
Kymenlaakso is a region in Southern Finland named after the valley of river Kymijoki.
Lahti is a city in southern Finland, on the shore of Vesijärvi. Lahti is a traditional industrial city.
Tavastia Proper is a region in Southern Finland. The main railroad north from Helsinki goes through Tavastia Proper …
City of Lappeenranta is the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland situated near the border of Russia and at the southern edge of the Saimaa, the largest lake of Finland.
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Porvoo is a scenic small town 50 kilometers east of Helsinki, Finland.
Uusimaa is in Southern Finland. If you are arriving in Finland by air or sea you will likely arrive in Helsinki, where the largest airport and several major harbors are located.
Hämeenlinna is a city in Southern Finland. Exactly 100 km north from Helsinki with the motorway 3 E12.
Nuuksio National Park is in Southern Finland, 35 km from Helsinki on the outskirts of Espoo and the neighboring counties of Kirkkonummi and Vihti.
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