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Geography Statistics of Finland

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Land Area 303,815 km2
Water Area 34,330 km2
Total Area 338,145km2 (#64)
Population 5,498,211 (#117)
Population Density 18.10/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $226.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $40,600
Currency Euro (EUR)
Largest Cities
  • Coastline: 1,250 km (776.7 miles)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 117,303 sq miles (303,815 sq km)
    (water) 13,255 sq miles (34,330 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 130,558 sq miles (338,145 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: (6) Finland is divided into 6 provinces, or administrative regions, including: Aland, Lapland, Oulu, Eastern Finland, Southern Finland and Western Finland
  • Horizontal Width: 444 km (275 miles) from Rauma, on the Gulf of Bothnia, northeast to Koli National Park
  • Vertical Length: 1,110 km (689 miles) from the far-northern tip of Finland, south to Helsinki

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (3) Norway, Russia and Sweden
  • Geographic Center: 32.18 km (19.7 miles) to the southwest of Kajaan
  • Highest Point: Haltiatunturi (Halti) at 1,328 m (4,356 ft)
  • Lowest Point: Baltic Sea, 0 m (0 ft.)
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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