Upinniemi is a village in the municipality of Kirkkonummi
Kirkkonummi is a municipality of inhabitants in southern Finland. The literal meaning of the words "Kirkkonummi" and "Kyrkslätt" in English is "church moor"....

 in southern Finland
Finland , officially the Republic of Finland, is a Nordic country situated in the Fennoscandian region of Northern Europe. It is bordered by Sweden in the west, Norway in the north and Russia in the east, while Estonia lies to its south across the Gulf of Finland.Around 5.4 million people reside...

. It is located approximately 12 km south of the municipal centre.

Upinniemi is dominated by the naval base, which is one of the largest military installations in Finland. The headquarters of the Gulf of Finland Naval Command
Gulf of Finland Naval Command
Gulf of Finland Naval Command is a Finnish Navy unit headquartered in Upinniemi, Kirkkonummi.The main duty of the Gulf of Finland Naval Command during normal condition is the surveillance of Finnish territorial waters and maintaining territorial integrity. In addition, the Command trains...

is also situated there.
The source of this article is wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  The text of this article is licensed under the GFDL.