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Facts about Finland

Where is the Finland?
Finland is a country in Northern Europe.
It is between Sweden and Russia.

Helsinki is the capital city of Finland.

Finland has a population of only five million people.

Roughly 1/3 of the country lies north of the Arctic Circle.

During the summer in Finland's far north, the sun does not set for 73 days. This means the nights are not dark. In the winter, the opposite happens, the sun does not rise for 51 days. They have 51 days on darkness.

Seventy per cent of Finland is covered in forestry - the highest proportion in the world.

Nokia, the world's biggest manufacturer of mobile phones has its headquarters in Finland.

What are schools like in Finland?

Learn to speak in Finnish