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.
Popular in Southern 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.
Espoo is the second largest city in Finland with the population of 248,355. It is part of the Helsinki Metropolitan Area along with the cities of Helsinki, Vantaa, and the small city of Kauniainen which is completely encircled by Espoo.
Vantaa is in the Uusimaa region in southern Finland, right north of Helsinki. Part of the Helsinki Metropolitan Area, it is the fourth most populous city in Finland.
In Southern 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.
South Karelia is in Southern Finland. South Karelia's population is about 136 000.
Kymenlaakso is a region in Southern Finland named after the valley of river Kymijoki.
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.
Tavastia Proper is a region in Southern Finland. The main railroad north from Helsinki goes through Tavastia Proper …
Nuuksio National Park is in Southern Finland, 35 km from Helsinki on the outskirts of Espoo and the neighboring counties of Kirkkonummi and Vihti.
Saimaa is a lake in Southeastern Finland. At 1,147 square km, it is the largest lake in Finland, and the fifth largest in Europe.