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Position of Pakila within Helsinki
Position of Pakila within Helsinki
Country Finland
Sub-regionGreater Helsinki
4.08 km2 (1.58 sq mi)
 • Density2,518/km2 (6,520/sq mi)
Postal codes
00660, 00680
Subdivision number34
Neighbouring subdivisionsKaarela, Oulunkylä, Pukinmäki, Tuomarinkylä

Pakila (Swedish: Baggböle) is a neighbourhood in Northern Helsinki, about nine kilometers from the city center. It comprises Länsi-Pakila ("West Pakila") and Itä-Pakila ("East Pakila"). Pakila has approximately 10 275 inhabitants.[1]

In Pakila the average size of the apartments is the second largest in Helsinki, 98 m2.[1]

Since the 1970s, the largest party in Pakila has been Coalition.[2] The National Coalition Party was the most popular party in Pakila in the 2012 municipal elections (50% support)[1] and in the 2015 parliamentary elections (44% support).[3]

Pakila is home to many celebrities, such as Antero Vartia,[4] Arto Bryggare,[5] Erkki Junkkarinen,[6][7] Jimi Constantine,[8] Kari Hotakainen,[9] Martti Larni,[10] Oskari Mörö,[11] Samuli Laiho,[12] and Signmark.[13]


  1. ^ a b c City of Helsinki Urban Facts Retrieved 14 January 2023
  2. ^ Pakilan Regional History, Pakilan Regional History Association, page 30-31
  3. ^ /E-2015/fi/kutulos_091.html Parliamentary Elections 2015 - Earnings - Helsinki Archived 2015-06-28 at the Wayback Machine Voting Areas 034A 034B 034C
  4. ^ "Uutiset | HS.fi".
  5. ^ Pakilan Tunnettuja Asukkaita 2010-luvulla, Pakilan Seudun Historia ry
  6. ^ Albumi Pakilan satakieli kertoo hänen asuinpaikastaan
  7. ^ Pakila 1970-luvulla, Pakilan Seudun Historia ry
  8. ^ Pakilan Tunnettuja Asukkaita 2010-luvulla, Pakilan Seudun Historia ry
  9. ^ "Tuulipukumaan kansalliskirjailija | Image". 15 September 2004.
  10. ^ Pakilan Seudun Kotiseutu Kalenteri 2014, Pakilan Seudun Historia ry,
  11. ^ "Uutiset | HS.fi".
  12. ^ "Uutiset | HS.fi".
  13. ^ "Uutiset | HS.fi".

60°15′N 24°57′E / 60.250°N 24.950°E / 60.250; 24.950