Roihuvuori

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Roihuvuori

Kasberget
Position of Roihuvuori within Helsinki
Position of Roihuvuori within Helsinki
Country Finland
RegionUusimaa
Sub-regionGreater Helsinki
MunicipalityHelsinki
DistrictSoutheastern
Subdivision regionsnone
Area
1.47 km2 (0.57 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
7,488
 • Density5,094/km2 (13,190/sq mi)
Postal codes
00800, 00810, 00811, 00820
Subdivision number432
Neighbouring subdivisionsHerttoniemenranta
Itäkeskus
Länsi-Herttoniemi
Marjaniemi
Roihupelto
Tammisalo

Roihuvuori (Swedish: Kasberget, or Roihis and Roihika, literal translation Blaze Mountain) is a quarter, part of Herttoniemi neighbourhood in Helsinki, Finland. The population of Roihuvuori is approximately 8,000 and its area is 1.47 km². There is a church, two schools, shops and restaurants in Roihuvuori. There is also a water tower, Japanese style garden, playground Tuhkimo and Kirsikkapuisto where a Hanami festival is held.

Each street in Roihuvuori was named after fairy tales, with the exception being Roihuvuori's main street (Roihuvuorentie). For example, Lumikintie is "Snow White Street" and Tuhkimotie is "Cinderella Street".

Coordinates: 60°12′N 25°04′E / 60.200°N 25.067°E / 60.200; 25.067