Located in the continent of Europe, Finland covers 303,815 square kilometers of land and 34,330 square kilometers of water, making it the 65th largest nation in the world with a total area of 338,145 square kilometers.
Finland was founded as a distinct and original nation in 1917. The population of Finland is 5,262,930 (2012) and the nation has a density of 17 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Finland is the Euro (EUR). As well, the people of Finland are refered to as Finnish.
The dialing code for the country is 358 and the top level internet domain for Finnish sites is .fi.
To learn more, visit our detailed Finland section.
|Density||17.3 / km2 ( 44.9 / mi2 )|
|GDP||271,000,000,000 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||51,492 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||303,815 km2 (117,304 mi2)|
|Water Area||34,330 km2 (13,255 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Russia, Sweden|
What is the capital of Finland?
Helsinki is the capital city of Finland. It has a population of 558,457, and is located on a latitue of 60.17 and longitude of 24.94.
Helsinki is also the political center of Finland, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.
Quick Facts About Helsinki, the Capital Of Finland
|Elevation||26 meters over sea level|
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