Stats of Finland

Finland Stats:

Total area 338,440 km2
Land area 303,898 km2
Lakes and streams 34,534 km2
Arable land and gardens 22,805 km2
Forests 227,767 km2
Largest lake Saimaa 1,377 km2
Highest point Mount Haltia 1,324 m
Coastline, mainland 6,308 km
Average temperature Helsinki (2006) January -3.6° C  July 18.9° C
Population 1 January 2014 5 451 270
Capital Helsinki
Population, capital city 1 January 2014 1 090 616 citizens (Helsinki incl. suburbs)
National day 6. December (Independence Day)
Form of government Republic
Head of State (March 2012) President Sauli Niinistö
Head of government:  Prime Minister Juha Sipilä since 2015.
Electricity: 230 volts AC, 50Hz. European plugs with two round pins are standard
Currency: Euro
Official language Finnish and Swedish 1) Helsinki, Espoo (Esbo), Kauniainen (Grankulla) and Vantaa (Vanda)
Famous Fins: Jean Sibelius, Matti Nykänen, Alvar Aalto
Time Zone: EET (UTC+2)
- Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)