According to ALLCITYCODES.COM, the area code of Finland is 358. Finland is a Nordic country located in Northern Europe and bordered by Sweden, Norway and Russia. It has a population of approximately 5.5 million people with the majority living in the south of the country. The capital city is Helsinki and the official language is Finnish. The climate in Finland ranges from subarctic in its northern regions to temperate in its southern parts with temperatures ranging anywhere between -30°C and 30°C. Agriculture plays an important role in the Finnish economy with dairy products being its main export crop followed by barley, oats, potatoes, wheat and timber. Fishing is also a major economic activity for many coastal communities. Tourism has become increasingly popular over recent years as visitors come to explore its stunning landscapes including vast forests, majestic lakes and snow-capped mountains as well as its rich cultural heritage including historic architecture, traditional villages and vibrant cities. In recent years, Finland has been investing heavily into renewable energy sources such as wind power to reduce its reliance on fossil fuels and help protect its environment for future generations. The government has also taken steps to improve access to healthcare and education for all citizens so that everyone can benefit from these essential services regardless of their background or economic status. Finland is a parliamentary republic with a multi-party system. The President of Finland is the head of state and the Prime Minister of Finland is the head of government. Finland has a unicameral parliament, known as the Eduskunta. The 200 members of parliament are elected every four years with a proportional representation system. The President has the power to appoint the Prime Minister and other ministers, but must have the support of Parliament in order to do so. There are currently fourteen political parties represented in Parliament, each representing different interests and ideologies. The most influential parties are the Social Democratic Party, Centre Party, National Coalition Party and Green League. These four parties form a coalition government which works together to pass legislation and create policy that they all agree upon. PETSINCLUDE: Features public policy of Finland.
Yearbook 2004 Finland. At the beginning of the year, a debate was held on Finland’s role in the Second World War. Historians proposed a commission […]