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Helsinkians embraced the jubilee year

The citizens of Helsinki embraced the Helsinki 200 Years as Capital 2012 jubilee year. During the year, many residents and guests to the capital participated in the programme of the memorable year.

Sveaborg – The key to the birth of Finland and its capital

Without the Sveaborg army base just off the coast of the city, then tiny Helsinki might never have become the capital of Finland.