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Republic of Finland

Anthem: 
Maamme  (Finnish)
Vårt land  (Swedish)
(English: "Our Land")
EU-Finland (orthographic projection).svg
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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 languagesFinnishSwedish
Recognised regional languagesSámi
Religion
Evangelical Lutheran Church
Orthodox Church
Demonym(s)
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentaryrepublic[1]
Sauli Niinistö
Sanna Marin
LegislatureEduskunta/Riksdagen
Independence 
29 March 1809
6 December 1917
Jan–May 1918
17 July 1919
• Joined the EU
1 January 1995
Area
• Total
338,455 km2 (130,678 sq mi) (64th)
• Water (%)
9.71 (as of 2015)[2]
Population
• May 2020 estimate
Increase 5,528,737[3] (116th)
• Density
16/km2 (41.4/sq mi) (213th)
GDP (PPP)2020 estimate
• Total
$257 billion[4] (60th)
• Per capita
$49,334[4] (19th)
GDP (nominal)2020 estimate
• Total
$277 billion[4] (43rd)
• Per capita
$48,461[4] (14th)
Gini (2019)Negative increase 26.2[5]
low · 6th
HDI (2018)Increase 0.925[6]
very high · 12th
CurrencyEuro () (EUR)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
• Summer (DST)
UTC+3 (EEST)
Date formatd.m.yyyy[7]
Driving sideright
Calling code+358
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
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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