Population 5.4 million
Area 338,145 sq km
Language Finnish and Swedish
Currency Euro (€)
International phone code 358
Time zone GMT + 2hr
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Podcast: in search of the Northern Lights
In our recent Reader Awards, we asked you to name the thing at the very top of your bucket list. The answer didn't surprise us one bit. It was, resoundingly, …
In pictures: brushing shoulders with bears in Finland’s newest national park
In 2017, Hossa – an area of pristine wilderness with superb hiking near Finland’s eastern border – became the country’s 40th national park. Photographe…
The most beautiful country in the world – as voted by you
There's nothing like an amazing view to inspire you to book your next trip, whether you're drawn by rolling countryside, isolated islands or soaring mountain …