Saturday, September 15, 2012

Quick Facts about Finland

Finland is one of the most stable and prosperous countries of Europe. It is a country of rivers and lakes, making boating and fishing are considered the best in Europe. So, rest in Finland attracts a growing number of tourists.
Country located in Northern Europe, has a unique nature, which is carefully guarded, diverse plant and animal life and ample opportunities for winter sports. In the summer, the Baltic Sea and the many lakes attract beach lovers. There is also popular hiking or cycling tours, hunting and rafting.
Finland is a member of the Nordic Council, the European Union and the Schengen Agreement. The population of Finland is about 5, 4 million people. Of them - 49% of men and 51% women. The number of foreign citizens in Finland is about 3.4%, or more than 183 thousand people. The largest ethnic minorities are the Karelian, Finnish, Swedish, Gypsies, Tatars and the Finnish Saami.
Finland has two official languages ​​- Finnish and Swedish. Most of the population (91.5%) speak Finnish. In Swedish say 5.4% of the population.
Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland, and the Orthodox Church of Finland have the status of state church. However, the population of the country is one of the least religious in Europe.

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