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Finland
(3,761 words)

Suomen tasavalta (The Republic of Finland)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

5,580,000

Area

340,000 sq. km (130,000 sq. mi)

Population density

17/sq. km (43/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

0.36% (per 1,000: births 11, deaths 10)

Under 15 years

17%

Urban dwellers

86% (0.42% p.a.)

Largest cities

Helsinki 1,305,000; Tampere 342,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

89% Finnish, 6% Swedish, 1% Karelian, 1%…

Cite this page
“Finland”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02FIN>
First published online: 2020



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