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    Language of Finland

    The Republic of Finland is a country belonging to Europe, a member of the European Union, whose capital is Helsinki. It is the 111th most populous country (5.5 million) and the 65th largest (338,145 km 2). Its human development index is very high (22nd) and its official currency is the euro. But what language is spoken in Finland? What language do they speak in Finland? Finland has two official languages: Finnish (or Finnish), which is the native language of 89% of the population. Swedish , which is spoken natively by 5.3% of the population. In northern Finland, in Lapland, there…

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    History of Finland

    Brief history of Finland summarized If you are interested in knowing a little more about the history of Finland, you are in the right place. Former finland The first humans arrived in Finland around 7,000 BC after the end of the last ice age. The early Finns were stone age hunters and gatherers. For thousands of years, successive waves of people migrated to Finland. From the year 2,500 BC, the population of Finland began to live from agriculture. Around 1500 BC they learned to make bronze tools and weapons. Around the year 500 BC in the Finnish lands they learned…

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  • Finnish traditions and customs

    What traditions and customs are there in Finland? Finland (suomi) as a nation has existed for not long. However, it has always been inhabited by people who have forged centuries-old traditions and varied customs. Food Food in daily life Milk is prominent in the diet as a beverage and the staple ingredient in a variety of curdled, sour, and cultured forms; in broths used for soups, stews and puddings; and in special regional dishes such as ‘cheese bread’ (‘juustoleipä’). There are notable differences between western and eastern Finland in bread making and in the way milk is made bitter. A…

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