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Facts about Finland

Administrative divisions: 6 provinces (laanit , singular - laani); Aland , Etela-Suomen Laani (Southern Finland) , Ita-Suomen Laani (Eastern Finland) , Lansi-Suomen Laani (Western Finland) , Lappi (Lapland) , Oulun Laani
Area: total: 338 ,145 sq km land: 304 ,473 sq km water: 33 ,672 sq km
Background: Finland was a province and then a grand duchy under Sweden from the 12th to the 19th centuries , and an autonomous grand duchy of Russia after 1809. It won its complete independence in 1917. During World War II , it was able to successfully defend its freedom and resist invasions by the Soviet Union - albeit with some loss of territory. In the subsequent half century , the Finns made a remarkable transformation from a farm/forest economy to a diversified modern industrial economy; per capita income is now among the highest in Western Europe. A member of the European Union since 1995 , Finland was the only Nordic state to join the euro system at its initiation in January 1999.
Flag description: white with a blue cross extending to the edges of the flag; the vertical part of the cross is shifted to the hoist side in the style of the Dannebrog (Danish flag)
Capital: name: Helsinki geographic coordinates: 60 10 N , 24 56 E time difference: UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time) daylight saving time: +1hr , begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October
Climate: cold temperate; potentially subarctic but comparatively mild because of moderating influence of the North Atlantic Current , Baltic Sea , and more than 60 ,000 lakes
Currency code: euro (EUR)
Ethnic groups: Finn 93.4% , Swede 5.6% , Russian 0.5% , Estonian 0.3% , Roma (Gypsy) 0.1% , Sami 0.1% (2006)
Geographic coordinates: 64 00 N , 26 00 E
Geography note: long boundary with Russia; Helsinki is northernmost national capital on European continent; population concentrated on small southwestern coastal plain
Government type: republic
Imports partners: Germany 15.8% , Russia 14% , Sweden 13.7% , Netherlands 6.8% , China 5.5% , UK 4.9% (2007)
Internet country code: .fi; note - Aland Islands assigned .ax
Land boundaries: 1 ,250 km
Neighbouring countries: total: 2 ,654 km border countries: Norway 727 km , Sweden 614 km , Russia 1 ,313 km
Languages: Finnish 91.5% (official) , Swedish 5.5% (official) , other 3% (small Sami- and Russian-speaking minorities) (2006)
Location: Northern Europe , bordering the Baltic Sea , Gulf of Bothnia , and Gulf of Finland , between Sweden and Russia
Map references: Europe
National holiday: Independence Day , 6 December (1917)
Nationality: noun: Finn(s) adjective: Finnish
Natural hazards: NA
Population: 5 ,244 ,749 (July 2008 est.)
Religions: Lutheran Church of Finland 82.5% , Orthodox Church 1.1% , other Christian 1.1% , other 0.1% , none 15.1% (2006)
Terrain: mostly low , flat to rolling plains interspersed with lakes and low hills
Unemployment rate: 6.9% (2007 est.)

Capital of Republic of Finland

Helsingfors (click to view Helsingfors map)

Places in Finland

Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in Finland. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.

Province of Åland (336 google map locations)
Province of Eastern Finland (1910 google map locations)
Province of Lapland (595 google map locations)
Province of Oulu (1433 google map locations)
Province of Southern Finland (2842 google map locations)
Province of Western Finland (4320 google map locations)

Random cities in Finland

Helsingfors, the capital city of Finland.


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