Official name: Republic of Finland
Suomen tasavalta  (Finnish)
Republiken Finland  (Swedish)
Gained independence: 6 December 1917 from Russian SFSR
Capital: Helsinki
Total area: 338,424 Sq. km
Bound: A Northern European Nordic country Scandinavian peninsula
–          East: Russia
–          West: Gulf of Bothnia, Sweden, Denmark
–          North: Norway
–          South: Gulf of Finland
Population: 5,509,717 (estimated 2017)
Climatic condition: Lies in the boreal zone, with warm summers and freezing winters
Form of government: Unitary parliamentary republic
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Official and other languages: Finish, Swedish
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