Myyrmäki

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Myyrmäki
Myrbacka
City District
Skyline of Myyrmäki
Location on the map of Vantaa, with the district in red and the major region in light brown
Location on the map of Vantaa, with the district in red and the major region in light brown
Coordinates: 60°16′00″N 24°51′00″E / 60.26667°N 24.85000°E / 60.26667; 24.85000Coordinates: 60°16′00″N 24°51′00″E / 60.26667°N 24.85000°E / 60.26667; 24.85000
Country Finland Finland
City Vantaa.vaakuna.svg Vantaa
Major region Myyrmäki
Area
 • Total 2.7 km2 (1.0 sq mi)
 • Major region 35.4 km2 (13.7 sq mi)
Population (1.1.2014)[1]
 • Total 15,658
 • Density 5,800/km2 (15,000/sq mi)
 • Major region 52,267
 • Major region density 1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)
Time zone GMT +2
Postal Code(s) 01600, 01601
Website www.vantaa.fi/frontpage/

Myyrmäki (Swedish: Myrbacka), literally meaning "Bog Hill", is a district and major region of the municipality of Vantaa, Finland. The district has an area of 2.7 square kilometres (1.0 sq mi) and a population of about 15,500, making it the most populous district in Vantaa. It is home to Myyrmanni, a large shopping complex.

The Myyrmäki major region consists of 11 districts with a total population of 52,267 (as of 1.1.2014), making it the most populous major region in Vantaa.

The area is served by Myyrmäki railway station on the I and P lines of the Helsinki commuter rail network. Just to the south-east is Malminkartanonhuippu, an artificial hill which is the highest point in Helsinki.

Facilities and services[edit]

Due to its size, Myyrmäki serves as a hub for public services in western Vantaa. It is home to several shopping centers, the largest of which is Myyrmanni. Additionally, Myyrmäkitalo (literally "Myyrmäki house") hosts Vantaa Art Museum the Myyrmäki library, and arenas, such as Energia Areena and ISS Stadion, are located in the district.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Vantaan väestö 2013/2014 (PDF) (Report). Vantaa: City of Vantaa, Tietopalveluyksikkö. 20 August 2014. p. 33. ISBN 978-952-443-480-5. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 February 2015. Retrieved May 2015.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

External links[edit]

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