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"" (; , )) is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. The population of the city of is }} ( }}). It is part of the Helsinki Metropolitan Area along with the cities of Helsinki "(Helsingfors)", Vantaa "(Vanda)", and Kauniainen "(Grankulla)". shares its eastern border with Helsinki and Vantaa, while enclosing Kauniainen. Today, is the only municipality in Finland to fully enclose another municipality. The city is on the shore of the Gulf of Finland, in the region of .

Other bordering municipalities of are Nurmijärvi and Vihti in the north and Kirkkonummi "(Kyrkslätt)" in the west. The national park of Nuuksio "(Noux)" is situated in northwest .

encompasses round 0}}|km2}}, of which round 0}}|km2|abbr=on}} is land.

has several local regional centers. is thus divided into seven major areas (, ): Vanha- ("Gamla Esbo", with administrative center), Suur-nlahti "(Stor-Esboviken)", Pohjois- "(Norra Esbo)", Suur-Kauklahti "(Stor-Köklax)", Suur-Leppävaara "(Stor-Alberga)", Suur-Matinkylä "(Stor-Mattby)" and Suur-Tapiola "(Stor-Hagalund)".

The Helsinki University of Technology is based in Otaniemi, , along with a thriving science community that includes numerous startups and organizations such as VTT – the Technical Research Center of Finland. Nokia, the telecommunications company, is headquartered in Keilaniemi, , along with other high-tech companies such as KONE and Fortum.

The city is bilingual, with majority being Finnish and minority Swedish speakers.

istor
The name " probably comes from the Swedish name for the River , "Espå" (or "Espåå"), which in turn comes from the old Swedish word "äspe", meaning stand of aspen, and the Swedish word for "river", "å". The name was first mentioned in 1431.

The first inhabitants in the area arrived about 9,000 years ago. A permanent settlement was established during the 12th and 13th centuries. The King"s Road that passes through on its way from Stockholm via Turku to Viipuri dates back to the 13th century. The oldest preserved building in , the Cathedral, originates from the 1480s. The administrative center n keskus has grown around the church and the railway station.

In 1920, was only a rural municipality of about 9,000 inhabitants, of whom 70% were Swedish speaking. Agriculture was the primary source of income, with 75% of the population making their living from farming. Kauniainen was separated from in 1920, and it gained city rights the same year as , in 1972.

started to grow rapidly in the 1940s and "50s. It quickly developed from a rural municipality into a fully-fledged industrial city, gaining city rights in 1972. Due to its proximity to Helsinki, soon became popular amongst people working in the capital. In the fifty years from 1950 to 2000, the population of grew from 22,000 to 210,000. Since 1945, the majority of people in have been Finnish speaking. In 2006, the Swedish speaking inhabitants represented barely 9% of the total population. The population growth is still continuing, but at a slower rate.

Demographics




The population by nationality 1 January 2007 was 95.1% Finnish and 4.9% other nationalities. Religious affiliation was 77.4% Lutheran, 1.3% Orthodox, 1.3% other, 19.9% no religious affiliation.

contains many high income suburbs, and six out of the ten highest average income postal code areas in Finland are in .

Culture
hosts a Museum of Modern Art called EMMA ( Museum of Modern Art), built in a renovated old print house, the WeeGee house, named after an old book print company Weilin & Göös. The same building hosts also Finland"s only Museum of Horology (, ) and a Toy Museum. In Tapiola (), is located a Culture House, where numerous concerts, and theater performances are held.

has several manors of which open to public are two. The most important is n kartano (, Manor), mentioned first time in 1495, and belonging to the noble Ramsay family since 1756. The current main building dates from 1914, but a mill dates from the 1750s and Finland oldest walved stone bridge from 1777 is on the King"s Road (, ) which passes by the manor. The main building can be rented for weddings and similar occasions. Guided tours on request for groups. The other manor open to public is Pakankylän kartano (), located on the northern shore of Lake Bodom. The manor hosts a restaurant and club rooms, partly with original furniture open to the public, but meant original to Kaisankoti sanatory and old people"s home located on ground of the manor.

The Melodic Death Metal band Children of Bodom comes from , Finland. They are named after the unsolved murder known as the Lake Bodom murders which took place at Lake Bodom, a lake in northern . The bands Norther and Kiuas also come from .

Sports
is home to several premier league sports teams. The Blues play at Barona Areena in the SM-Liiga – professional ice hockey league. The club was established in February 1984 as "Kiekko-" and played their first season in 1984–1985 in the Finnish Second Division. In 1988 they achieved a place on the Finnish First Division and in 1992 they celebrated their promotion to the SM-liiga. The club and the team changed their name in 1998. The name came from the dominant colour of their home jersey. The full name of the club is "Blues Hockey Oy".
The Blues are a contender for the title almost every year, but have not ever won the gold medal game. They have won the silver medal several times though. Biggest rival: Oulun Kärpät

Another sports club from , FC Honka, is a football club based in Tapiola in southern . It was promoted into the Finnish premier division ("Veikkausliiga") for the first time in its history at the end of the 2005 season. The manager of the club is Mika Lehkosuo, and it plays its home matches at Tapiolan urheilupuisto. Originally founded in 1953 as "Tapion Honka", it changed its name into FC Honka in 1975.
FC Honka is largely known in Finland for its extensive youth scheme with over 1000 young players playing in various age groups.

is the birthplace of 2000 and 2002 World Rally Champion Marcus Grönholm, 2007 Formula One World Champion Kimi Räikkönen, Dallas Stars forward Jere Lehtinen (three time NHL Selke Trophy winner), former Formula One driver JJ Lehto,professional downhill mountain biker Matti Lehikoinen, and 2009 European Figure Skating Champion Laura Lepistö.



"Club"
"Sport"
"League"
"Stadium"
"Logo"



FC Honka
Football
Veikkausliiga
Tapiolan urheilupuisto



Blues
Ice hockey
SM-liiga
LänsiAuto Areena



Blues
Ice hockey
Women"s SM series
Laaksolahti Arena
Blues logo



Tapiolan Honka
Basketball
Korisliiga
Tapiolan urheiluhalli



n Oilers
Floorball
Salibandyliiga
Tapiolan urheiluhalli
Honkalogo


Uinti- "Cetus"
Swimming
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nlahden uimahalli




Gallery

File:Fortum HQ, .jpg|The headquarters of Fortum, located in Keilaniemi,
File:Helsinki University of Technology auditorium.jpg|The Helsinki University of Technology, in Otaniemi,
File:Nokia HQ.jpg|Nokia world headquarters in Keilaniemi,
File: districts.png|The 55 districts of
File:n Tapiola kesällä.jpg|Tapiola centre in during the summer
File:n tuomiokirkko.jpg| Cathedral
File:Leppävaaran juna-asema Finland.jpg|Leppävaara railway station
File:Träskända gård.jpg|Träskända Mansion in


nternational relation

win towns — Sister citie
is twinned with:
Nuuksio National Park in the autumn


See also
* The UN"s Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context, signed in 1991
* Districts of
* Sello mall shooting

References
*"n kaupungin taskutilasto 2007", issued by the City of , 2007

Notes


External links

* – Official website
* – Official website
* – Official website
* for travellers
* – located in
* – Helsinki region in a nutshell




Category:Cities and towns in Finland
Category:Coastal settlements in Finland

Category:Municipalities of Region

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