|Location||Helsinki, Gulf of Finland|
|Coordinates||60°10′30″N 24°59′03″E / 60.175°N 24.984167°ECoordinates: 60°10′30″N 24°59′03″E / 60.175°N 24.984167°E|
|Area||22 ha (54 acres)|
Korkeasaari (Swedish: Högholmen) is an island in Helsinki, Finland. The exact meaning of Korkeasaari is "Tall Island/Islet". It is part of the Mustikkamaa–Korkeasaari district. It has Finland's largest and oldest zoo, called Korkeasaari Zoo.
The island of Korkeasaari is a 22-hectare (54-acre) rocky island. Two smaller islands are located next to it: Hylkysaari and Palosaari.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Helsinki Zoo website Archived 2009-05-27 at the Wayback Machine