Finland officially the Republic of Finland, is a sovereign state in Europe. A peninsula with the Gulf of Finland to the south and the Gulf of Bothnia to the west, the country has land borders with Sweden to the north west, Norway to the north, and Russia to the east. Estonia is south of the country across the Gulf of Finland. Finland is situated in the geographical region of Fennoscandia, which also includes Scandinavia. Finland’s population is 5.5 million (2014), staying roughly on the same level over the past two decades. The majority of the population is concentrated in the southern region. In terms of area, it is the eighth largest country in Europe and the most sparsely populated country in the European UnionEU. Previously called the European Community. An internation....
Finland has a highly industrialised, mixed economyA country's economic system which has both private and state... with a per capitaFor each person in the population. Per head. An expression o... output equal to that of other western economies such as France, Germany, Sweden or the United Kingdom. The largest sector of the economyThe management of money, currency and trade of a nation. The... is services at 72.7 percent, followed by manufacturing and refining at 31.4 percent. Primary production is 2.9 percent.
Finland, an EU member since 1995, has redefined itself from a quiet agricultural based economyThe management of money, currency and trade of a nation. The... to a trend setting, global center for technology and design. The country is highly integrated into the global economyThe management of money, currency and trade of a nation. The... with international tradeThe buying and selling or exchange of goods and services. Th... accounting for a third of GDP. Finland’s commercial clout far exceeds its modest population of 5.4 million. Per capitaFor each person in the population. Per head. An expression o... income in Finland is more than $49,000, and Finland’s gross domestic productCommonly abbreviated to GDP, Gross Domestic Product is a ver... is about $267 billion (2014). It routinely ranks at the very top of international surveys on education, qualityAn attribute or level of excellence. The standard of a produ... of life, competitiveness and transparency.
Facts: Republic of Finland CapitalThe net worth of a business, including assets, cash, propert...: Helsinki, Population 5.4 million, Area: 338,145 sq km (130,559 sq miles), Major languages: Finnish and Swedish, Major religion: Christianity, Life expectancy: 77 years (men) and 83 years (women), Currency: euro.
- Country ISO3:FIN
- Country Code:246
- Income Group:Europe & Central Asia
- Lending Category:High income
- Region:Not Available
- Currency Unit:Euro (formerly markka)
- WTO Member:YES
- TradeThe buying and selling or exchange of goods and services. Th... organisations:EU, WTO and OECD
- world rank:24
- Regional Ranking:13th in Europe