• Inari
  • With an area of 1,043 km2 (403 sq mi), Lake Inari is the third largest lake in Finland, 40 km2 (15 sq mi) smaller than the country's second largest Lake Päijänne. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1918
  • The Greater Finland ideology gained strength from 1918-1920, during the Heimosodat, with the goal of combining all Finnic peoples into a single state. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nordic
  • Today, Finland has a distinctive language and culture that sets it apart from the rest of Nordic Europe. (wikitravel.org)
  • Despite close relations with the Soviet Union, Finland managed to retain democratic multi-party elections and remained a Western European market economy, building close ties with its Nordic neighbours. (wikitravel.org)
  • After the implosion of the USSR, Finland joined the European Union in 1995, and was the only Nordic state to join the euro system at its initiation in January 1999. (wikitravel.org)
  • The geography of Finland differs from that of other Nordic countries . (wikipedia.org)
  • Flag
  • Gymnast Annika Urvikko of Finland, her fingernails painted in the colors of her nation's flag, performs on the uneven bars during the artistic gymnastics women's qualifications. (latimes.com)
  • 2018
  • Next event featuring Finland will be 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship Group A: Canada vs. Finland, held at the KeyBank Center in Buffalo. (excite.com)
  • As of now, the last event, 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship Group B: United States vs. Finland is scheduled for 31-Dec-17 at the KeyBank Center in Buffalo. (excite.com)
  • Country
  • Finland has approximately 188,000 lakes (about 10% of the country) and a similar number of islands. (wikitravel.org)
  • While there were some tense moments, Finland pulled it off: in the subsequent half century, the country made a remarkable transformation from a farm/forest economy to a diversified modern industrial economy featuring high-tech giants like Nokia, and per capita income is now in the top 15 of the world. (wikitravel.org)
  • In Finland, the same physical characteristics are common to each of the four geographic regions into which the country is divided. (wikipedia.org)
  • name
  • The name 'Centre Party' was adopted in 1965, and 'Centre of Finland' in 1988. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, later research has appeared to indicate that sables never inhabited Finland in the first place, and the name nois may actually refer to the beaver. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ii is notable for having the shortest place name in Finland, and also one of the shortest ones in the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • A large share of the early settlers being natives of Finland caused the name to be selected. (wikipedia.org)
  • Salo is also a popular last name in Finland. (wikipedia.org)
  • The name of the company was changed to Aker Yards Oy on 7 June 2006, and to STX Finland Cruise Oy on 23 November 2008. (wikipedia.org)
  • last
  • The Club War was the last major peasant revolt in Finland, and it permanently consolidated the hold of the nation state. (wikipedia.org)
  • areas
  • Finland is a thoroughly modern welfare state with well-planned and comfortable small towns and cities, but still offers vast areas of unspoiled nature. (wikitravel.org)
  • lost
  • Finland then allied with Germany in an unsuccessful attempt to repel the Soviets and regain the lost territory, was defeated and, as a condition for peace, had to turn against Germany instead. (wikitravel.org)
  • The idea of Greater Finland gained popularity and influence rapidly in 1917, but lost support after World War II and the Continuation War. (wikipedia.org)
  • world
  • During World War II, Finland was attacked by the Soviet Union in the Winter War , but fought them to a standstill that saw the USSR conquer 12% of Finnish territory. (wikitravel.org)
  • Thus Finland fought three separate wars during World War II. (wikitravel.org)
  • Salo was well known in Finland and around the world for its large mobile phone factory operated by Nokia. (wikipedia.org)
  • north
  • 2015 the electoral districts of Kymi and Southern Savonia were united to South-Eastern Finland, and Northern Savonia and North Karelia to Savonia-Karelia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ingrian Finns also created their own state, North Ingria, but with the intention of being incorporated into Finland. (wikipedia.org)
  • company
  • Finland based Glaston Corporation is an international glass technology company and the global market leader in glass processing machines. (fujitsu.com)
  • Since September 2009 the company has been named STX Finland Oy. (wikipedia.org)
  • area
  • After sable was hunted to extinction in Finland, the word was applied to any dark-coated fur animal, such as the marten, which are found in the area to this day. (wikipedia.org)
  • place
  • Finland is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Crystal Bay Township, Lake County, Minnesota, United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • biggest
  • The relentless opposition to the monarchy was rewarded in the parliamentary election 1919 and the party became the biggest non- socialist party in Finland with 19.7% of the votes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Happening is biggest in Finland at its genre. (wikipedia.org)
  • West
  • The Finno-Soviet Pact of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance committed Finland to resist armed attacks by "Germany or its allies" (read: the West), but also allowed Finland to stay neutral in the Cold War and avoid a Communist government or Warsaw Pact membership. (wikitravel.org)