Helsinki, the capital city of Finland, is the European Union’s northernmost capital city. It is a vibrant small metropolis with little daylight in winter and long summer days due to its latitude. Apart from Finnish as the main language, Swedish is also widely spoken, together with other languages such as Russian and Estonian.
How does Helsinki perform in terms of economic competitiveness, sustainability, city reputation and appeal to talent from abroad?
Let's take a closer look at:
Helsinki's economy and financial strength
The city’s reputation
How attractive for talent, digital nomads?
Helsinki's economic and financial strength
Helsinki is not a major financial centre, but according to the latest Global Financial Centres Index, the city has climbed six positions to be ranked 68 compared to last year.
Helsinki contributes a great part to Finland’s GDP, with a focus on the service sector, especially IT-related services.