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Finland Boundaries and Hydrography

Country and state of Northern Europe, which is part of the morphological region called Fennoscandia. The name is Germanic (Finnland, that is “country of the Finns”) and is found for the first time in ecclesiastical documents of 1229. However, its area was for a long time restricted to those parts of the SO. that the… Read More »

Helsinki, Finland

According to abbreviationfinder, Helsinki is the capital and the largest city in Finland. It is located on the southern coast of the country, on the shore of the Gulf of Finland. Helsinki is part of the Uusimaa region. Some 580,000 people live in the city of Helsinki (31 of October of 2007) and the metropolitan area (municipalities of Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa and Kauniainen) has a… Read More »

Increased Interest in the Arctic Part I

The intergovernmental cooperation body Arctic Council has existed since 1996. After a fairly anonymous existence in the first years, it has become the most important forum for the polar region. It gets attention from all over the world. The starting point for establishing the Arctic Council was cooperation on environmental protection and work against pollution.… Read More »