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!
Both Angry Birds and the Moomin are products of Finland.
Big fish are worth fishing for, even if you don't catch one.
Finland alone - in danger of death, superb, sublime Finland! - shows what free people can do.
Winston Churchill, 1940
Finland is the most sparsely populated country in the European Union, with only 16 inhabitants per km². Learn more.
- 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