Helsinki + Espoo + Vantaa Finland editable vector map svg free

Editable Vector Map of the Helsinki + Espoo + Vantaa Finland in SVG format.
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Principal streets and roads, names places, residential streets and roads, road number labels, water objects, land use areas.

Helsinki + Espoo + Vantaa Finland editable vector map svg free

Helsinki + Espoo + Vantaa Finland editable vector map svg free

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Helsinki, the capital of Finland, is a vibrant city with a mix of modern and historic areas. Here are some of the principal streets, roads, and districts that define the city:

Principal Streets and Roads

  1. Mannerheimintie (Mannerheim Street):
    • This is the main thoroughfare in Helsinki, running from the city center to the northern parts of the city. It is named after Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, a Finnish military leader and statesman. Key landmarks along Mannerheimintie include the Finnish Parliament House, the National Museum of Finland, and the Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art.
  2. Esplanadi (Esplanade):
    • A pair of streets (Pohjoisesplanadi and Eteläesplanadi) flanking a central park, this area is known for its upscale shops, restaurants, and cafes. It is a popular spot for both locals and tourists, often hosting various events and performances.
  3. Aleksanterinkatu (Alexander Street):
    • One of the oldest and most prominent streets in Helsinki, Aleksanterinkatu runs through the city center. It is a major shopping street and is particularly lively during the Christmas season with its festive decorations.
  4. Lönnrotinkatu (Lönnrot Street):
    • Named after Elias Lönnrot, the compiler of the Finnish national epic, Kalevala. This street runs parallel to Bulevardi and is known for its mix of residential buildings and small businesses.
  5. Bulevardi (Boulevard):
    • A beautiful, tree-lined street in the Punavuori district, known for its cafes, art galleries, and the historic Alexander Theatre.
  6. Kaivokatu:
    • Located in the heart of Helsinki, near the Central Railway Station, this street is bustling with pedestrian traffic and serves as a major transport hub.

City Districts

  1. Kruununhaka:
    • A historic district known for its well-preserved architecture and the University of Helsinki’s main campus. It includes important sites such as the Helsinki Cathedral and the Market Square.
  2. Kallio:
    • Known for its bohemian atmosphere, Kallio is a lively area with a mix of bars, restaurants, and vintage shops. It has a strong community vibe and is popular with younger residents.
  3. Punavuori:
    • A trendy district with a vibrant cultural scene. It is home to numerous art galleries, boutique shops, and cafes. Punavuori has a laid-back, artistic atmosphere.
  4. Eira:
    • An affluent residential area with beautiful Art Nouveau buildings. Eira is known for its elegant architecture and seaside views.
  5. Kamppi:
    • A central district that includes the Kamppi Center, a major commercial and transport hub. It is a bustling area with shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues.
  6. Töölö:
    • Divided into Etu-Töölö (Front Töölö) and Taka-Töölö (Rear Töölö), this area is known for its parks, such as the Töölö Bay area, and significant cultural institutions like the Finlandia Hall and the Finnish National Opera.
  7. Kaartinkaupunki:
    • An upscale district near the Esplanadi park, known for its high-end shopping and dining options. It includes important administrative buildings and headquarters.
  8. Vallila:
    • An area with a mix of residential and commercial spaces, known for its wooden houses and creative community. It has seen significant development and gentrification in recent years.

These streets and districts collectively capture the essence of Helsinki, from its historical roots to its modern vibrancy.

Author: Kirill Shrayber, Ph.D.

I have been working with vector cartography for over 25 years, including GPS, GIS, Adobe Illustrator and other professional cartographic software.