Sörnäinen

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Sörnäinen
Sörnäs
Helsinki Subdivision
Position of Sörnäinen within Helsinki
Position of Sörnäinen within Helsinki
Country Finland
RegionUusimaa
Sub-regionGreater Helsinki
MunicipalityHelsinki
Subdivision number10
DistrictCentral
Area1,66 km2 (64 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2004)7,052
 • Density4,248/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
Postal codes00500, 00580
Neighbouring subdivisionsKruununhaka, Kallio, Alppiharju, Mustikkamaa–Korkeasaari, Hermanni, Vallila, Kulosaari
"Kurvi"

Sörnäinen (Swedish: Sörnäs; Sörkkä or Sörkka in Helsinki slang) is a neighbourhood in the city of Helsinki, Finland.

Sörnäinen is located a little more than one kilometre north from the coastal centre of Helsinki, near the district of Hakaniemi. The east side of Sörnäinen borders the sea.

Sörnäinen is primarily an industrial district, with many shipping companies and warehouses. It also has two metro stations within it; Sörnäinen metro station and Kalasatama metro station. The headquarters of Senate Properties (Senaatti-kiinteistöt) is located in Sörnäinen.

The neighbourhood is known for the Helsinki Prison located there.

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Coordinates: 60°11′N 24°58′E / 60.183°N 24.967°E / 60.183; 24.967