Finland is a country of many lakes, cold winters and bright summers. A year is divided in four seasons; winter, spring, summer and autumn. Changes in temperature are significant. During winter time it might be even -45°C and a lot of snow. On the other hand the summer can be sunny and warm.
The landscape in Finland varies from archipelago in south-west to the hills in north. Public transportation helps you to get around in this large country. You can choose to travel by train, plane, bus or boat. And of course you can hike or bike if you want.
Facts about Finland
Population: 5,5 million
Number of saunas: 3,3 million
Area: 338 000 sq.km
Landscape: forest, water (over 100 000 lakes), cultivated land
Official languages: Finnish (91%) and Swedish (5,4%)
Currency: 1 euro = 100 cents