• 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)
  • 1906
  • In 1906, Finland became the first European state to grant all adult citizens the right to vote, and the first in the world to give all adult citizens the right to run for public office. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sweden
  • This mean that in areas like north-east Sweden and northern Finland pre-existing landforms and deposits escaped glacier erosion and are particularly well preserved at present. (wikipedia.org)
  • The idea of the so-called three-isthmus border-defined by the White Isthmus, the Olonets Isthmus, and the Karelian Isthmus-is hundreds of years old, dating back to the period when Finland was part of Sweden. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the early days of its independence, Finland wanted Finnish-speaking areas in Norrbotten, Sweden, to join Finland. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1999
  • Finland joined the OECD in 1969, the NATO Partnership for Peace in 1994, the European Union in 1995, the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council in 1997, and finally the Eurozone at its inception, in 1999. (wikipedia.org)
  • country's
  • A principal reason for this decision was that, during the winter, the islands are physically linked to Finland by the frozen waters of the sea and are thus essential for the country's defense. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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
  • In Finland, the same physical characteristics are common to each of the four geographic regions into which the country is divided. (wikipedia.org)
  • The international country dialling code for Finland is +358. (klm.com)
  • Finland was a relative latecomer to industrialisation, remaining a largely agrarian country until the 1950s. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2015, Finland was ranked first in the World Human Capital and the Press Freedom Index and as the most stable country in the world during 2011-2016 in the Fragile States Index, and second in the Global Gender Gap Report. (wikipedia.org)
  • sought
  • At our site, we keep our costs low so we are able to offer the lowest prices on tickets for the most sought after events, events such as Finland. (excite.com)
  • name
  • The name 'Centre Party' was adopted in 1965, and 'Centre of Finland' in 1988. (wikipedia.org)
  • The earliest written appearance of the name Finland is thought to be on three runestones. (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)
  • National
  • Finland is a top performer in numerous metrics of national performance, including education, economic competitiveness, civil liberties, quality of life, and human development. (wikipedia.org)
  • major
  • After World War II , the party settled as one of the four major political parties in Finland. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Club War was the last major peasant revolt in Finland, and it permanently consolidated the hold of the nation state. (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)
  • 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)
  • world
  • After World War II, the Soviet Union demanded war reparations from Finland not only in money but also in material, such as ships and machinery. (wikipedia.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)
  • south
  • However, archaeological evidence points to prior Christian influences in south-western and south-eastern Finland and include both western and eastern Christian artefacts. (mcgill.ca)
  • place
  • Finland is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Crystal Bay Township, Lake County, Minnesota, United States. (wikipedia.org)