Vantaa in brief
City of Vantaa
Vantaa is a relaxed international airport city in the middle of the metropolis. It is the fourth biggest city in Finland with more than 219,000 inhabitants. Different cultures blossom freely, and more than 110 native languages are spoken in Vantaa. Vantaa is an attractive city that grows fast. The city consists of seven major regions, and its characteristic city centers keep on urbanizing.
Thanks to its location and accessibility, Vantaa is an excellent place for businesses, too. More than 10,000 companies operate in Vantaa, providing more than 100,000 jobs, and the fastest-growing business area in Finland, Aviapolis, is situated right next to the airport area.
Vantaa offers its residents high-quality public services as well as myriad leisure-time options. The city has a vivid cultural provision, versatile exercise places, and a comprehensive service network. In addition, wherever in Vantaa you may be, you will always be close to nature. For most Vantaa residents, the closest outdoor recreation area is just 300 meters away.
It is easy to live and move around in Vantaa. Public transportation is flexible, and the majority of Vantaa residents live within a 1-kilometer radius from a train station.
Vantaa is the fourth biggest city in Finland with more than 219,000 inhabitants. Less than 20% of Vantaa residents are under 16 years old, while 15% are aged 64 or over. Every tenth Vantaa resident is a foreign national, and—besides Finnish and Swedish—more than a hundred other languages are spoken in the city. There are 107,332 jobs in Vantaa, and the city’s self-sufficiency in employment is 108%. Most jobs are in wholesale and retail, transportation, storage, and industry.
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