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Östra centrum
Helsinki Subdivision
Position of Itäkeskus within Helsinki
Position of Itäkeskus within Helsinki
Country  Finland
Region Uusimaa
Sub-region Greater Helsinki
Municipality Helsinki
Subdivision number 457
District Eastern
Subdivision regions none
Area 1.17 km2 (0.45 sq mi)
Population (2005) 4,833
Postal codes 00930
Neighbouring subdivisions Puotinharju, Puotila, Marjaniemi, Roihuvuori

Itäkeskus (Swedish: Östra centrum) is a quarter in the neighbourhood of Vartiokylä (as of the 1980s) in the eastern part of Helsinki. The district's main attraction is the largest covered-in shopping mall in the Nordic countries, Itis. The district has a station on the Helsinki Metro (Itäkeskus metro station).

The Itäkeskus swimming hall was built in 1993.


Results of the Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Itäkeskus:

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Itäkeskuksen maamerkki (82 m) is the 4th highest housed building in Finland.
Hullut päivät campaign in the Itäkeskus shopping mall.

Coordinates: 60°12′40″N 25°04′55″E / 60.21111°N 25.08194°E / 60.21111; 25.08194