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Republic of Finland
Anthem: 
Maamme  (Finnish)
Vårt land  (Swedish)
"Our Land"
Location of  Finland  (dark green)– in Europe  (green & dark grey)– in the European Union  (green)  –  [Legend]
Location of  Finland  (dark green)

– in Europe  (green & dark grey)
– in the European Union  (green)  –  [Legend]

Capital
and largest city
Helsinki
60°10′N24°56′E / 60.167°N 24.933°E / 60.167; 24.933
Official languages
Recognised regional languagesSami
Religion
Demonym
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentaryrepublic[1]
Sauli Niinistö
Juha Sipilä
LegislatureParliament of Finland
Formation
• Autonomy
within Russia
29 March 1809
6 December 1917
1 January 1995
Area
• Total
338,424 km2 (130,666 sq mi) (64th)
• Water (%)
10
Population
• August 2017 estimate
5,509,717 Increase[2] (114th)
• 2016 official
5,503,297[3]
• Density
16/km2 (41.4/sq mi) (201st)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$239.662 billion[4]
• Per capita
$43,545[4]
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$234.524 billion[4]
• Per capita
$42,611[4]
Gini (2014)25.6[5]
low · 6th
HDI (2015)Increase 0.895[6]
very high · 23rd
CurrencyEuro () (EUR)
Time zoneEET(UTC+2)
• Summer (DST)
EEST (UTC+3)
Date formatdd.mm.yyyy
Drives on theright
Calling code+358
Patron saintSt Henry of Uppsala
ISO 3166 codeFI
Internet TLD.fia
  1. The .eu domain is also used, as it is shared with other European Union member states.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 20, 2018


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