Finland's flagLocation: Northern Europe
Official name: Republic of Finland
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1917 / 1947
Capital city: Helsinki
Population: 5.3 million / 45 people per sq mile (17 people per sq km)
Total land area: 130,127 square miles (337,030 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Finnish (official language), Swedish (official language), Sámi
Main religions: Evangelical Lutheran 83%, Other 15%, Roman Catholic 1%, Orthodox Christian 1%
Ethnic mix: Finnish 93%, Other (including Sámi) 7%
Government type: Parliamentary system
Currency: Euro = 100 cents
Literacy rate: 99%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 3215 kilocalories

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