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    Finland is the northernmost country in the European Union which borders the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and the Gulf of Finland, as well as Sweden, Norway, and Russia. In some facts, they are the happiest country in the world.

    Description

    Appearance

    General

    Finland is usually depicted as male, but they're depicted female a significant amount. Either gender they're usually seen wearing winter clothing such as jackets, jeans, sweaters, winter boots, gloves, and scarves in colors of either hues of red, white, blue, black, and gray and adorns a warm hat called "karvahattu". On average, the Finnish are tallest of the Nordic countries and usually has bandages or scars from the Winter War.

    Personality

    Finland is known for their cheerful, aggressive and easygoing personality. They always carry coffee (usually spiked), or whiskey with them everywhere they go. They are usually very cheerful, kind and never shy to throw a good quip a friend's way, but they also have a very short temper, and often says the F-word in Finnish. They like to socialize with friends and will hunt down anyone who hurts them. When mad they tends to snap at friends and curses up a storm, but they will always apologize when they are in a better mood. When they are around elderly people, they always help them in any way they can. They're usually related to 'Santa Claus' or 'Christmas', and when given the chance, they will throw a cool fact about it in any conversation.

    Interests

    • Ice Skating
    • Skiing
    • Helping others
    • Sauna
    • Coffee
    • Milk
    • Drinking
    • Hockey

    Flag meaning

    Like most Nordic flags, the cross symbolizes Christianity, white stands for winter, while the sea blue stands for the many lakes and blue skies.

    Color, value HEX RGB Blue symbolizes the lakes, and the cross symbolizes Christianity. #003580 0, 47, 108 White symbolizes winter, snow. #FFFFFF 255, 255, 255

    Other Symbols

    Finland's Anthem is "Maamme" in Finnish, while in Swedish it is "Vårt land." The meaning in both languages is "Our Land"

    • Finland's National Animal: Brown Bear
    • Finland's National Bird: Whooper Swan
    • Finland's National Flower: lily-of-the-valley
    • Finland's National Tree: Silver birch
    • Finland's National Fish: Perch
    • Finland's National rock: Granite
    • Finland's National insect: Seven-spot ladybird

    Finland actually does not have an official motto. Though, sometimes they do use three words beginning with S: "Sisu, Sauna, and Sibelius". Sisu is a hard word to translate to English but is found to be translated in English courage or perseverance, the word Sauna is the Finnish Bath, and Sibelius is the famous Finnish composer. But, saying this is very informal.

    Nicknames

    • Finn
    • Finny
    • Land of the Thousand Lakes
    • Suomi (Name in Finnish; Estonian Soome)
    • The Land of a Thousand Heroes
    • The Last Born Daughter of the Sea
    • The Marsh Land
    • The Strawberry Land

    Origin of Language

    Finland's language has several different theories due to scientists not able to figure out where it has come from yet, but one of the theories is that it came from other Uralic languages. It was a widely held view that they were originated from Proto-Uralic language that was somewhere in the boreal forest belt around the Ural Mountains region, and/or the bend of Middle Volga.

    Etymology

    Finland came from the word, Suomi. Though the word came from uncertain origins, a candidate of the source is the proto-Baltic word "źemē" which means land. With additional close relatives of Finnish (The Finnic Languages), the name was also used a lot in the Baltic Languages Latvia and Lithuania.

    History

    Summary

    Finland began around 9,000 BC, where it in its the end of the last glacial period. It's stone age cultures were Kunda, Comb Ceramic, Corded Ware, Kiukainen, and Pöljä. It's Finnish Bronze Age had started around 1,500 BC and the Iron Age started around 500, lasting up to 1,300 AD. The Finnish Iron Age cultures were separated into Finnish Proper, Tavastian, and Karelian. It's earliest written sources were mentioned when Finland started to appear in the 12th Century and onwards. The Catholic Church started to gain a foothold within Southwest Finland.

    Due to the Northern Crusades as well as the Swedish Colonization of the Finnish Coastal areas, it's regions became a part of the Kingdom of Sweden and the realm of the Catholic Church. It went onwards in the 13th century.

    After the very Finnish War in 1809, it's the vast majority of Finnish-speaking areas of Sweden were ceded to the Russian Empire. It made the area the autonomous Grand Duchy of Finland. It's Lutheran Religion had dominated. Finnish nationalism had then emerged in the 19th century and focused on the cultural traditions of Finland. It was based on its folklore, mythology, including traditional music. Not only that but also the very distinctive language and lyrics associated with it. It's one product of its era was the Kalevala; it was the most significant works of Finnish Literature. It's catastrophic Finnish Famine of 1866-1868 was then followed by economic regulations and extensive emigration.

    In 1917, Finland finally declared independence. It's a civil war between it's Finnish Red Guards and it's White Guards were ensued a few months later.

    The whites gaining the upper hand during the springtime of 1918, the internal affairs were stabilized. It was mainly agrarian economy grew relatively quickly. It's relations with the west, as well as Sweden and Britain, it had strong but tensions remained with the USSR.

    During the Second World War, Finland finally fought twice against the Soviet Union. It first defended its independence in the Winter War, but then was invading the USSR in the Continuation War. It's a peace settlement, Finland had ended up ceding a large part of Karelia and it's other parts to the Soviet Union. However, Finland had remained an independent democracy in Northern Europe.

    In 1955 Finland was accepted in the UN and the Northern Council.

    It's the latter half of its independent history, Finland had maintained it's a very mixed economy. Ever since it's post-World War II economic enlargement boomed in the 1970s, and the Finnish GDP per capita had been among the world's highest. It had expanded its welfare state of Finland during 1970 and 1990s which increased the public sector employees. It started spending the tax burden and imposed on the citizens.

    In the early 1990s Finland plunged into recession, due to the break-up of the USSR, because a certain part of its economy was tied to trade and economic relations with USSR. The state budget lacked money, the public debt had grown greatly, and the number of unemployed had reached 20% of the total population. This economic crisis has become the worst in history Finland and ended around 1995, began economic growth, driven by mobile phone maker Nokia.

    In 1992, Finland had simultaneously faced its economic scores overheating and the Depressed the Western, Russian, and local markets. It was; therefore, Finland joined the European Union in 1955 and had replaced the Finnish Markka with the Euro in 2002.

    According to its 2016 poll, 61% of the Finns had preferred to not join the NATO, to which caused them not to.

    April 4, 2023, Finland has joined NATO.


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