Finland


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  • Country in North Europe, one of the Nordic countries, a member state of the European Union (since 1 January 1995)
  • Capital: Helsinki
  • Largest cities: Helsinki, Tampere
  • Borders: Sweden, Norway, Russia
  • Seas: Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, Gulf of Finland
  • Climate: subarctic, warm-summer humid continental (south coast), tundra (north-west)
  • Official languages: Finnish, Swedish
  • Recognised regional languages: Sámi
  • Religion: Evangelical Lutheran Church, Orthodox Church
  • Government: unitary parliamentary republic
  • Independence: 6 December 1917
  • Area: 338,424 km² (water: 10%)
  • Population: 5,5 mln, density: 16/km²
  • Currency: Euro (EUR)
  • Time zone: UTC+2 (EET), summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
  • Calling code: +358
  • Internet TLD: .fi / .eu
  • Driving side: right
  • Electricity: 230V supply voltage and 50Hz, plug types: C and F

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REGIONS (19) (maakunta / landskap)


Lapland (Lappi / Lappland) – capital: Rovaniemi

Luosto | Rovaniemi

Sights / Things to do in Lapland:


North Ostrobothnia ( Pohjois-Pohjanmaa / Norra Österbotten ) – capital: Oulu


Kainuu (Kainuu / Kajanaland) – capital: Kajaani


North Karelia (Pohjois-Karjala / Norra Karelen) – capital: Joensuu


Northern Savonia / North Savo (Pohjois-Savo / Norra Savolax) – capital: Kuopio


Southern Savonia / South Savo (Etelä-Savo / Södra Savolax) – capital: Mikkeli


South Karelia (Etelä-Karjala / Södra Karelen) – capital: Lappeenranta


Central Finland (Keski-Suomi / Mellersta Finland) – capital: Jyväskylä


South Ostrobothnia (Etelä-Pohjanmaa / Södra Österbotten) – capital: Seinäjoki


Ostrobothnia (Pohjanmaa / Österbotten) – capital: Vaasa


Central Ostrobothnia (Keski-Pohjanmaa / Mellersta Österbotten) – capital: Kokkola


Pirkanmaa (Pirkanmaa / Birkaland) – capital: Tampere

Tampere


Satakunta (Satakunta / Satakunta) – capital: Pori


Päijänne Tavastia / Päijät-Häme (Päijät-Häme / Päijänne-Tavastland) – capital: Lahti


Tavastia Proper / Kanta-Häme (Kanta-Häme / Egentliga Tavastland) – capital: Hämeenlinna

Hämeenlinna | Hattula

Sights / Things to do inTavastia Proper:


Kymenlaakso (Kymenlaakso / Kymmenedalen) – capital: Kotka, Kouvola


Uusimaa (Uusimaa / Nyland) – capital: Helsinki

Helsinki

Sights / Things to do in Uusimaa:


Southwest Finland (Varsinais-Suomi / Egentliga Finland) – capital: Turku

Naantali | Turku

Sights / Things to do in Southwest Finland:


Åland Islands / Åland (Ahvenanmaa / Åland) – capital: Mariehamn


PLACES (A-Z)

Hämeenlinna

Hattula

Helsinki

Luosto

Naantali

Rovaniemi

Tampere

Turku


Ξ This is Finland webpage

Ξ Visit Finland webpage

∇ Location: view on Google Maps


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