Pukinmäki

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Pukinmäki

Bocksbacka
Position of Pukinmäki within Helsinki
Position of Pukinmäki within Helsinki
Country Finland
RegionUusimaa
Sub-regionGreater Helsinki
MunicipalityHelsinki
DistrictNortheastern
Area
1.91 km2 (0.74 sq mi)
Population
8,450
 • Density4,424/km2 (11,460/sq mi)
Postal codes
00720, 00721
Subdivision number502 (district)
37 (neighbourhood)
Neighbouring subdivisionsPatola, Itä-Pakila, Tuomarinkartano, Tapaninvainio, Ylä-Malmi, Ala-Malmi, Pihlajamäki, Veräjälaakso

Pukinmäki (Swedish: Bocksbacka) is a district on the northeastern part of Helsinki, Finland. As of 2005, it had a population of 8,450.[1]

Pukinmäki is located next to Ring I.

Pukinmäki railway station is located in Pukinmäki.

Pukinmäki was one of the oldest villages in the former Helsinge parish.[1]

In 1910, a residential area was planned next to where the railway station is now. The area was annexed to Helsinki in 1946 and the first few blocks of flats were built in 1960s. Most of the flats are from the 1970s and 1980s.[1]

Politics[edit]

Results of the 2011 Finnish parliamentary election in Pukinmäki:

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c http://www.hel2.fi/tietokeskus/helsinki_alueittain_2005/502Pukinm%C3%A4ki.pdf 2005 statistics and information about Pukinmäki

External links[edit]

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