:: EUROPE - Finland

Capital: Helsinki

Total Population (million): 5.28872
Annual growth rate: 0,29%
Density: 16inhab./km²
Urban population: 82,3%
Ethnic Origins: Finn 93.4%, Swede 5.7%, Russian 0.4%, Estonian 0.2%, Roma (Gypsy) 0.2%, Sami 0.1%
Official Language: The official languages are Finnish and Swedish. Finnish is spoken by 92% and Swedish by 5.5% of the population.
Other languages spoken: Sami (Lappish) is the mother tongue of about 1,700 people in Lapland.
Business language: English is the business language. The knowledge of English is very good throughout the country.
Religion: Lutheran Church of Finland 84.2%, Orthodox Church 1.1%, other Christian 1.1%, other 0.1%, none 13.5%.
Country overview

Area: 338150 km²
Type of State: Republic, democracy.
Type of economy: High-income economy, OECD member
A very competitive country; at the leading edge in the sector of new technologies.

Telephone code:
To call from Finland, dial 00
To call in Finland, dial 358
Internet suffix: .fi
Computers: 48.2
Telephone lines: 36,6
Internet users: 55,6
Access to electricity: n.c.



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