Vantaa

A bustling city located near Helsinki, Vantaa features several notable museums, diverse architecture, and a vibrant music scene.

Vantaa is mostly suburban and urban area with some rural landscape, notably in the districts of Sotunki and Seutula. The river Vantaa runs through western Vantaa, and its tributary Keravanjoki runs through eastern Vantaa. The city encompasses two natural lakes. In addition to these, there is an artificial lake. Vantaa exhibits frequent exposed granite bedrock ground, which is common in Finland. Resulting from erosion in the last glacial period (about 10,000 years ago), elevated surfaces often lack soil (superficial deposits), revealing bare stone unsuitable for most plant life. Other geological impacts of the last Ice Age include a series of eskers running through central Vantaa.
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