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    Insider Knowledge

    The Finns are the world's biggest coffee drinkers, gulping 12 kg of beans annually - twice the Italians, three times more than Americans, and four times more than the British. Jittery!

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    Invent Yourself

    Both Angry Birds and the Moomin are products of Finland.

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    Local Wisdom

    Big fish are worth fishing for, even if you don't catch one.

    -Finnish proverb

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    Finnish Quotes

    Finland alone - in danger of death, superb, sublime Finland! - shows what free people can do.

    Winston Churchill, 1940

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    More Information

    Finland is the most sparsely populated country in the European Union, with only 16 inhabitants per km². Learn more.

Fast Facts

  • Official Name: Republic of Finland
  • Capital: Helsinki
  • Population: 5.2 million
  • Official Language: Finnish
  • Currency: Euro
  • Government Type: Republic
  • Academic Year
    Semester 1: September to late January
    Semester 2: March to mid-June 

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