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Senate Square, Helsinki, Finland - Photo by jimg944 - CC-BY



Population 2002 .............................5,183,545
GDP per capita 2002 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)........... 26,200
GDP 2002 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 136.2
Unemployment.....................................................................8.5%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... .4
Labor force (%) ....... .4

 

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Resources and links about Finland

Aland, Finland - Photo by Letcombe - CC-BY

Total Area..................................................................130,588 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 26
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 64
Life expectancy at birth (years).....................................................77
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 4
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 98
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) .........................................100

Go to Finland Capital City Helsinki City Profile - To Finland History

Background Note: Finland __ Here is a full national profile with Finland history, culture, Finland economy, maps of finland and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/3238.htm

Colleges and Universities - Finland __ List of schools with direct contact links to each. - From Christina DeMello - http://www.mit.edu:8001/people/cdemello/fi.html

Country Profile: Finland __ "Hundreds of years of Swedish rule were followed by a further century of Russian control. The country displays distinctive elements of past Scandinavian and Russian links in its style and culture." A general overview including history of Finland, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/country_profiles/1023629.stm

Economist.com | Country Briefings: Finland __ You will find news, Finland country profile, forecasts, statistics and more, with many click-to-read articles and resources. - From economist.com - http://www.economist.com/countries/Finland/
 
Economy of Finland __ "Finland has a highly industrialized, largely free-market economy, based on abundant forest resources, capital investments, and technology, with a per capita output in par with the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Sweden and Italy." An encyclopedic article about the economy of Finland with links to additional resources. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Finland 

Embassy of Finland, Washington __ A good place to begin any study of Finland. You will find culture, news, an overview of the country, international concerns and much more. - illustrated - From Embassy of Finland - http://www.finland.org/en/

 

Ethnologue report for Finland __ Web page dedicated to the languages Spoken in Finland. - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Finland

Finland __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/finland/ 
 
Finland __ A good overview, Finland history, Finnish government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107513.html

Finland __ "In the south the capital Helsinki has over 30 art galleries and museums, while in the north Santa Claus kicks back 364 days a year. Where else in the world can you take a reindeer tour or an icebreaker cruise then hit the green for some midnight golf?" History, culture, statistics, more. - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/europe/finland/

Finland - economy Flag, Map, Economy ... __ You will find a Finland Interactive Factbook: Flag, Map of Finland, Finland Geography, People, Finland Government, Economy, Transportation, Communications and more. - illustrated - From theodora.com - http://www.theodora.com/wfb/finland_economy.html 

Finland: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps of Finland and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blfinland.htm

Finland: History, Geography, Government, and Culture __ You will find information about Finland, geography, Finnish history, politics, Finnish government, Finnish economy, population statistics, culture, religion, languages, largest cities and more. - From infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107513.html

finland map and map of finland information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps of Finland, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/europe/fi.htm
 
Finland Photos __ You will find pages of click-to-enlarge annotated photos of Finland. Pictures of Finland. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Europe/Finland/

Finland Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Finland as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of finland and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/finland

Finland Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a few of the Finland video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/finland/

History of Finland __ A collection of events and documents related to the history of Finland. - From Pauli Kruhse - http://www.histdoc.net/history/history.html

Home | Finnish Government __ Official webpage of Finnish government with information about the way the government of Finland works, its ministries and services. - illustrated - From government of Finland - http://www.government.fi/etusivu/en.jsp 

National Land Survey of Finland - Down to Earth Englanti __ Finland maps, aerial photos, and Finnish geographical information. - illustrated - From National Land Survey of Finland - http://www.maanmittauslaitos.fi/default.asp?site=3
 
Maps Of Finland  __ You will find a wide variety of Finland map resources. Select Finland maps from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com -http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Finland.html

NewsRoom Finland __ Online source for news from Finland - illustrated - From Finland Department for Press and Culture - http://virtual.finland.fi/news/

pictures of Finland at picturesofplaces.com - finland pictures ... __ "Finland pictures including Helsinki, Oulu, Lapland, Kuusamo, Hailuoto, Uurainen, Lake Inari, Korouoma in Posio, Naantali, and more!" - illustrated - From picturesofplaces.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/Europe/finland.html 

Statistics Finland __ Here is Finland by the number. "Statistics Finland combines collected data with its own expertise to produce statistics and information services for the needs of society, promotes the use of statistics and develops national official statistics." - illustrated - From government of Finland - http://www.stat.fi/index_en.html

Virtual Finland __ Here is a wonderful collection of everything Finnish. Culture, Finnish history, entertainment, news, daily life, tradition, travel, you name it. - illustrated - From Ministry for Foreign Affairs - http://virtual.finland.fi/



 

 

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