Finland (officially the Republic of Finland) is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east. Finland is a Nordic country and, together with Scandinavia, is situated in the geographical region of Fennoscandia.

Official language – Finnish, Swedish

Capital – Helsinki.

Biggest cities – Espoo, Tampere, Vantaa, Turku.

Form of government – Unitary parliamentary republic.

Area – 338,424 km2.

Population – 5,509 million.

Currency – Euro.

ISO Code – FI.

IOC Code – FIN.

Time zone – UTC+2, летом — UTC+3.