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Largest Cities

City

Population

Estimated

Helsinki

574,700

2002

Espoo

224,400

2002

Tampere

199,200

2002

 


Key Data

Region:

Europe

Population:

5,204,900 October 2002

Area Total:

337,030 km2

Area Land:

305,470 km2

Coast Line:

1,126 km km

Capital:

Helsinki

Climate:

Cold temperate; potentially subarctic, but comparatively mild because of moderating influence of the North Atlantic Current, Baltic Sea, and more than 60,000 lakes.

Languages:

Finnish (official)
Swedish (official)
small Lapp- and Russian-speaking minorities

Currency:

1 Euro = 100 cents

Holiday:

Independence Day, 6 December (1917)


Average Daily Temperature

Capital:

Helsinki

January:

-6.1C / 21F

July:

16.8C / 62.2F

Annual Rainfall:

635.4mm / 25.0''

 


Boundaries

Russia:

1,313km

Norway:

729km

Sweden:

586km


Ethnic Divisions

Finn

93%

Swede

6%

other

.75%

Roma

.12%

Sami

.11%

Tatar

.02%


Religions

Evangelical Lutheran

89%

None

9%

Greek Orthodox

1%

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