Basic Information About Finland:
Population: 5.3 million
Area: 338,145 sq km (130,559 sq mi)
Language: Finnish & Swedish
Main exports: Electronics, machines
GNI per capital: 38,000 in US$
International phone code: +358
Politics in Finland:
Finland uses the semi-presidential system (parliamentarism). Finland's law system uses a High Court of Impeachment for criminal charges against high-ranking officials. The parliament consists of conservatives, the center party, and democrats, all with equal shares. Transparency International found in a recent study that Finland has the lowest level of corruption in all countries part of the study. Finland is the world's least corrupt and most democratic country in the 2006 study by World Audit.
Chief of state: President Sauli Niinisto (2012)
Prime Minister: Jyrki Katainen (2011)
Climate in Finland:
Finland's weather varies greatly, and many Scandinavia visitors love the difference between summer and winter here - especially in the north of Finland. Natural phenomena are very common in this country. Read more about the weather in Finland!