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Helsinki City Statistics
Helsinki City Overview - TravelPuppy.com
Location Uusimaa, south coast of Finland
Country dialling code 358
Population 559,718 (city), 1,213,743 (metropolitan area).
Ethnic mix 87.6 per cent Finnish, 6.4 per cent Swedish,
6 per cent other.
Religion 86 per cent Lutheran, 13 per cent other,
1 per cent Orthodox.
Time zone GMT + 2 (GMT + 3 from the last Saturday in
March to Saturday before last Sunday in October)
Electricity 220 volts AC, 50Hz, two-pin plugs are standard.
Average January temp - 5°C (23°F)
Average July temp 18°C (64°F)
Annual rainfall 600mm (23.6 inches).