Länsi-Pakila

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Länsi-Pakila (Finnish)
Västra Baggböle (Swedish)
Neighborhood of Helsinki
Location in Helsinki
Location in Helsinki
Country  Finland
Province Southern Finland
Region Uusimaa
Sub-region Helsinki
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Länsi-Pakila (Finnish), Västra Baggböle (Swedish) is a neighbourhood in Northern Helsinki, about nine kilometers from the city center. Länsi-Pakila has approximately 6 874 inhabitants (1.1.2014).[1]

In Länsi-Pakila the average size of the apartments is the second largest in Helsinki, 98 m2.[2]

Since the 1970s, the largest party in Länsi-Pakila has been Coalition.[3] The National Coalition Party was the most popular party in Länsi-Pakila in the 2012 municipal elections (50 % support)[4] and in the 2015 parliamentary elections (44 % support).[5]

Länsi-Pakila is home to many celebrities, such as Antero Vartia,[6] Arto Bryggare,[7] Erkki Junkkarinen,[8][9] Jimi Constantine,[10] Kari Hotakainen,[11] Martti Larni,[12] Oskari Mörö,[13] and Signmark.[14]

Coordinates: 60°15′N 24°55′E / 60.250°N 24.917°E / 60.250; 24.917

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.hel.fi/hel2/tietokeskus/julkaisut/pdf/15_02_23_Hki_alueittain2014_verkko.pdf
  2. ^ http://www.hel.fi/hel2/tietokeskus/julkaisut/pdf/15_02_23_Hki_alueittain2014_verkko.pdf
  3. ^ Pakilan Regional History, Pakilan Regional History Association, page 30-31
  4. ^ http://www.hel.fi/hel2/tietokeskus/julkaisut/pdf/15_02_23_Hki_alueittain2014_verkko.pdf
  5. ^ /E-2015/fi/kutulos_091.html Parliamentary Elections 2015 - Earnings - Helsinki Voting Areas 034A 034B 034C
  6. ^ http://www.hs.fi/m/sunnuntai/a1401515077442
  7. ^ Pakilan Tunnettuja Asukkaita 2010-luvulla, Pakilan Seudun Historia ry
  8. ^ Albumi Pakilan satakieli kertoo hänen asuinpaikastaan
  9. ^ Pakila 1970-luvulla, Pakilan Seudun Historia ry
  10. ^ Pakilan Tunnettuja Asukkaita 2010-luvulla, Pakilan Seudun Historia ry
  11. ^ http://www.image.fi/image-lehti/tuulipukumaan-kansalliskirjailija
  12. ^ Pakilan Seudun Kotiseutu Kalenteri 2014, Pakilan Seudun Historia ry,
  13. ^ http://www.hs.fi/m/urheilu/a1407640022074
  14. ^ http://www.hs.fi/m/ihmiset/a1386442471693