Finland


Currency

The official currency of Finland is called Euro (code: EUR).

Capital

Helsinki, since 1812.

Location

Finland is located in Europe.


Finland Location

Population

Estimated population (2010): 5,472,000

Estimated population (2000): 5,176,000

Estimated population (1950): 4,009,000

Estimated population (1900): 2,646,000

Flag


Finland Flag

Economy

Finland has a highly industrialised and mixed economy. The largest sector of the Finland economy is services, followed by manufacturing and refining. The largest industries are electronics, machinery, vehicles and other engineered metal products, forest industry, and chemicals. Finland is the only Nordic country that have joined the Eurozone; Denmark and Sweden have retained their traditional currencies, whereas Iceland and Norway are not members of the European Union at all.
Finland has the 4th largest knowledge economy in Europe, behind Sweden, Denmark and the UK and tops the ranking of Global Information Technology report by the World Economic Forum.
The largest trade partners of Finland are with Germany, Russia, Sweden, the United Kingdom, the United States, Netherlands and China.


The most popular places in Finland among international travellers

Helsinki

Helsinki
Turku

Turku