Finland Economy

Finland Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax system Basic data With its economic performance, Finland ranks among the top in the world – the country’s GDP per capita is comparable to Canada, Japan, France or Great Britain. Finland recovered from the economic recession for 10 years: the country reached the […]

Finland Visa

Finland Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Finland Since March 25, 2001, Finland has been part of the Schengen area. This means that a visa issued by the Finnish embassy will allow you to freely enter the Schengen countries. To obtain a visa, the following documents are required: – a completed application form; – 1 color […]

How to Get Around Finland

How to Get Around Finland

By train Regular trains run daily from Moscow and St. Petersburg. From St. Petersburg the road will take only 3.5 hours. The cheapest way is to take train 151 from St. Petersburg to Helsinki. By plane There are regular flights to Helsinki from Moscow, St. Petersburg and other major cities. In winter, there are many […]

Transportation of Finland

How to Get Around Finland

Transportation Traveling by plane According to top-medical-schools, the Finnish domestic flight network is one of the densest in the world. The numerous airports spread across the country make traveling around Finland quick and hassle-free. Hubs are the airports of Helsinki, Turku and Tampere. The former Finnair (AY) flight connections between Helsinki and Turku and between […]

Sights of Finland

Sights of Finland

According to itypejob, the capital of Finland, Helsinki, lies on the Baltic Sea near the Gulf of Bothnia, but, despite its port status, it is better known as a city with clean and fresh air. Most of the old buildings of the capital have the so-called “northern” architecture, the most famous buildings in the city […]

Finland Education

Finland Population and Education

The Republic of Finland or simply Finland is one of the five Nordic countries. It is the northernmost country in the European Union and one of the most sparsely populated. It borders Sweden to the west, Norway to the north and Russia to the east. The most important sectors of the Finnish economy in 2015 were public administration, defense, education, health and social services (21.8%), industry (20.6%), and wholesale and retail trade, the transport and hospitality (17.0%). Its main export partners are Germany, Sweden and […]

The Nordic flags side by side

The Nordic Countries in the World

Individually, the Nordic countries are relatively small, but together they are the size of a great power. And with a changing world policy, cooperation between these states is even more important than in a long time. What common challenges do the countries in the Nordic countries face? What foreign policy issues are the Nordic countries […]