What You Need To Know About Finland? (2020)
Finland is a part of northern Europe also known as Scandinavia. Finland, Denmark, Norway and Sweden are the four countries that form Scandinavia. All four countries are extremely cold during winter. Tourist often visit more than one country during summer. Finland shares the border with Norway, Sweden and Russia.
Is Finland Rich Or Poor?
Finland is one of the developed country in Europe. Average salary of workers in Finland is 3500 euros. Average salary of European is 1,615 euros per month. Average salary of employee in Germany is 3,770 euros a month and average salary in Croatia 950 Euro per month. Finland is considered as a rich country when average salary of Finnish people is compared with other workers of other European country.
Is Finland An Expensive Country?
Finland is considered as one of the top 8 expensive country in Europe. The list of 8 expensive European country includes Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, Denmark, Sweden, Ireland, Finland and Luxembourg. The lists includes all 4 Nordic countries that forms Scandinavia. Finland is expensive, but the tour of 7 to 10 days can be managed in reasonable price.
Is The Cost Of Eating Outside In Restaurant in Finland Unreasonably High?
Finland has several fast food chain where one can eat breakfast, lunch and dinner at reasonable price of 6 to 10 Euros. Breakfast, lunch and dinner at local inexpensive restaurant that serves authentic Finnish menu varies between 15 and 20 Euros. The high end restaurant can be expensive and cost of breakfast, lunch and dinner is often 20 to 40 Euros.
What Is The Cost Of Groceries In Finland?
Milk- 1.10 Euros, 12 eggs 2.50 euros, 1 kgm tomatoes 3 euros, 1 kgm of apple 2 euro, 1 kgm of potato 1 euro and bottle 750 ccs red wine 15 euros.
What Is The Average Rent Of An Apartment In Finland?
The house as well as apartments are available for rent in Finland. The property rent is higher in city than small town and countryside. House rent is higher than apartment rent. Rent of any property next to Baltic sea is substantially higher. Newer properties in cities are rented for substantial higher rent. The rent is lower if one is sharing the one or two bedroom apartment. The living room of the single bedroom apartment is often converted into second bedroom. The rent range for sharing apartment is €450-700. One bed room apartment rent varies between € 900 to € 1,100. Two bed room apartment rent is between € 1,400 to 2,500. The range of rent of smaller house in city like Helsinki is € 2,600 to 4,100.
Is It Always Cold In Finland?
Winter and Summer are the two seasons in Finland. The winter season in Finland begins in September and ends in March. Summer season is spread from middle of march to middle of September. The temperature during beginning and end of summer is often cold but not freezing.
- Summer Temperature- The summer temperature of Finland fluctuates between 550 F (12.80 C) and 850 F (29.50 C). The warmest months are June, July and August. The temperature during these months fluctuate between 700 F (21.10 C) and 850 F (29.50 C). Occasionally few days the warm weather may increase temperature to 900 F (32.20 C).
- Winter Temperature- The temperature during winter fluctuates between 400 F (-150 C) and – 200 F (-28.80 C). The weather is coldest during January and March results in temperature of 50 F (-150 C) and -200 F (-28.90 C)
Most tourist prefer to visit Finland between June and August. Few visitors from all over the world come to Finland during beginning and end of winter to see northern light.
Can You Move To Finland?
Finland is the member of European union since 1995. Citizen of an EU Member State, a Nordic country, Liechtenstein or Switzerland can work in Finland for 3 months and do not need work permit or change of VISA status. Non-citizen of Finland need a work permit for work lasting more than 90 days. Work permit is given when individual is recruited by local companies and has a valid job. Employer offering a job become responsible to sponsor work status and work permitting visa. The individual will be eligible for citizenship depending on country of origin and job longevity. The tourist gets 90-day temporary visa and not allowed to work.
What Are The Ethnic Group On Finland?
Majority of Finland citizens are of Finnish ethnicity. Next ethnic group is Swedish and Russian. There are Estonians, Iraqis and Somalis as well.
What Is The Official Language In Finland?
The official language in Finland is Finnish and Swedish. Most Finnish citizens speak only Finnish language and minority speak Finnish and Swedish language.
Do People Speak English In Finland?
Majority of people understand English but may not be able to begin or continue communication. Tourist often would not have problems communicating with Finnish people or people working in Finland. Most tourist visit only popular tourist places. Most employees working at such places understand and speak English. The people who work at restaurant, hotels and airport are able to communicate with visitors in English.
What Is The Population of Finland and Helsinki?
The population of Finland is 5.52 million and Helsinki is 630,000.
What is the Demography of Finland?
The ethnic group of Finland consist of majority Finnish followed by Swedish, Russians, Romanians and Sami. Majority of people (86%) live in city and 14% of population live in rural area.
What Is The Ethnic Religion in Finland?
Majority of Finnish people (68.7%) in Finland are Lutheran 69.8%. The 28.5% citizens are not religious. Among remaining 1.1% are orthodox Greek religion and others belong to religions like Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism and folk religion
Does Finland Have A Lot Of Immigrants?
The published data of 2018 suggests there are 402,000 (7.3%) immigrants reside in Finland. Majority of immigrants came from Russia and remaining immigrants came from Turkey, Morocco, China and Kurds from Iraq
Which Are The Most Visited Places In Finland?
Finland is a very vibrant country. The unique geography and history attracts tourist to Finland. The following 14 places in Finland are popular and often visited by tourist from all over the world:
- Market Square (Kauppatori)
- Uspenski Cathedral
- Port of Helsinki’s
- Musiums: Helsinki
- Temppeliaukio Church
- Aland Archipelago
- Finnish Lakeland
- Lemmenjoki National Park
- Northern Lights