Republic of Finland
Finland is located in Northern Europe.
flag and arms of Finland
Castles in Finland
Aurora Borealis - natures most beautiful light show.
Ringed Seal in Finland's Lake Saimaa
The Finnhorse is the only native breed of horse from Finland.
Photographs and information on the dragonflies of Finland.
The Kantele -
Finland´s National Instrument
Hear what a kantele sounds like.
The children's discovery museum of the Finnish National Gallery. A
collection of artwork that portrays human feelings.
Short warm summers and long cold winters.
Summer usually begins in late May in southern Finland and lasts until
mid-September. The regions north of the Arctic Circle are
characterized by 73 polar days (midnight sun), when the sun does not set at all.
One-third of Finland lays within the Arctic Circle.
Two-thirds of Finland is covered in forests with an abundance of lakes.
Between 60,000 - 200,000 lakes have been counted and cover one-tenth
of the country. Saimaa is Finland's largest lake.
Archipelago Finland begins in the southwestern coastal waters and
culminates in the Aland Islands.
Thousands of islands and small cliffs dot the southern and
southwestern coast of Finland in the Baltic Sea.
Icebreakers-Special designed ships to force its way through ice.
The three main types of forest in Finland are pine, spruce and birch.
Six tales from Finland.
Finnish Paper Star (hard)