Finland Vacations and Tourism Guide
Who was there
Surface:The total land area of Finland is around 338,145 sq km.
Population: The population of Finland is around 5,180,000. The Finns comprise 93%25 of the population while the remaining are Swedes.
System of government: Finland is a parliamentary democracy with a semi-presidential form of government.
Capital: Helsinki, with a population of more than 600,000 people, is the capital of the country.
Religion: Most Finns belong to the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland.
Official Language: The official languages are Finnish and Swedish.
Government: Finland is a parliamentary democracy with a semi-presidential form of government.
Climate: The country has a temperate climate with cold, dark winters and pleasant summers.
Units of measure and electricity: The country uses the metric system of measurement with the official electricity unit being 230V, 50Hz.
Time Zone: Finland follows Eastern European Time which is GMT + 2.
Currency: Euro (1 € = 1.35 $)
Travel documents required: Except for citizens of the Schengen countries, a valid visa is required to enter Finland.