Pakila

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Pakila
Baggböle
Helsinki Subdivision
Position of Pakila within Helsinki
Position of Pakila within Helsinki
Country  Finland
Region Uusimaa
Sub-region Greater Helsinki
Municipality Helsinki
Subdivision number 34
District Northern
Area 4.08 km2 (1.58 sq mi)
Population (1.1.2014) 10,275
 • Density 2,518/km2 (6,520/sq mi)
Postal codes 00660, 00680
Neighbouring subdivisions Kaarela, Oulunkylä, Pukinmäki, Tuomarinkylä

Pakila (Swedish: Baggböle) is a neighbourhood in Northern Helsinki, about nine kilometers from the city center. It comprises Länsi-Pakila and Itä-Pakila. Pakila has approximately 10 275 inhabitants.[1]

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

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

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] Samuli Laiho,[14] and Signmark.[15]

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/a1394013138521
  15. ^ http://www.hs.fi/m/ihmiset/a1386442471693

Coordinates: 60°15′N 24°57′E / 60.250°N 24.950°E / 60.250; 24.950