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Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council – A Futuremaker

Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Land Use Plan – a new way of planning

The Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Land Use Plan 2050 covers all important land use themes and it has a time span until the year of 2050. 

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News 24.5.2024

Helsinki-Uusimaa tops the EU Social Progress Index

Helsinki-Uusimaa Region tops the rankings as the most prosperous European region in the latest edition of the European Social Progress Index, comparing wellbeing and social progress across European regions.



Info Events for creative industry by Helsinki-Uusimaa Cultural Market

We wish all regional actors and artists in the creative industry welcome to the presentations of the project Helsinki-Uusimaa Cultural Market. The project carried out by the Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council is aiming to improve the equal availability of culture, as well as the employment situation in the industry.



Tuija Telén: Finland more strongly into continental Europe with Tallinn Tunnel

With a location in the northern periphery of the European Union, Finland needs more well-functioning routes both to the south and to the west. A planned tunnel from Helsinki to Tallinn has by now earned its position as a truly considerable solution for the future, Regional Mayor Tuija Telén writes.

The cover of the handbook with text: Finland - local solutions are born here." Some flowers on the cover and the logo of Helsinki-Uusimaa Circular Valley. Articles


Best practices and innovations in Finnish circular economy

Finnish cities, municipalities and regions act as circular economy innovation platforms. To share our best practices at the Helsinki-Uusimaa Circular Valley with the rest of the world, we put them all together in our handbook “Finland – Local Solutions Are Born Here”.

Helsinki-Uusimaa Region in Figures




million inhabitants


of those speaking another language in Finland live in Helsinki-Uusimaa


of the Finnish GDP


of R&D expenses in Finland


of the land are is forest