Helsinki is an electoral district represented in the FinnishEduskunta (parliament). It covers the administrative area of the city of Helsinki, with a population of 591,306 (as of 2011). Helsinki currently elects 21 members of the Eduskunta.
The constituency is urban, including the city centre of Helsinki and its eastern, mainly working-class suburbs. It does not include most of the Greater Helsinki metropolitan area, which falls instead under the constituency of Uusimaa. The largest party in the 2011 election was the centre-right National Coalition Party.
Green League had its best result in Finland and Centre Party worst result in this district
... impressed me during my recent trip to Helsinki is how deeply ingrained peacemaking is in Finnish culture ... When I visited the Technopolis science and technology park on the outskirts of Helsinki, its chairman Keith Silverang showed me the sauna room within his penthouse office.
Once completed, the Kamppi Center will comprise five floors, and above them, there will be a nightclub in the penthouse premises, with a roof terrace overlooking the western skyline of Helsinki... They need a pied-à-terre in Helsinki because of work or they may have a residence in Spain during the winter.