Where is Finland country?
Finland, country located in northern Europe. Finland is one of the world’s most northern and geographically remote countries and is subject to a severe climate. Nearly two-thirds of Finland is blanketed by thick woodlands, making it the most densely forested country in Europe.
Is Finland near France?
The distance between France and Finland is 2375 km. The road distance is 3110.6 km.
Is Finland Part of EU?
The EU countries are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden.
What is the population of Oulu in Finland?
In 2017, the population grew to over 200,000 inhabitants, making Oulu the fourth Finnish locality with at least 200,000 inhabitants after Helsinki, Tampere and Turku. Oulu was the site of the 2018 Oulu child sexual exploitation scandal.
What are the neighbouring municipalities of Oulu?
Oulu’s neighbouring municipalities are: Hailuoto, Ii, Kempele, Liminka, Lumijoki, Muhos, Pudasjärvi, Tyrnävä and Utajärvi . Due to its large population and geopolitically economic and cultural-historical location, Oulu has been called the “capital of Northern Finland”.
What does Oulu mean?
The Province of Oulu ( Finnish: Oulun lääni, Swedish: Uleåborgs län) was a province of Finland from 1775 to 2009. It bordered the provinces of Lapland, Western Finland and Eastern Finland and also the Gulf of Bothnia and Russia.
What is the difference between Ylikiiminki and Oulu?
The municipality of Ylikiiminki was merged with the city of Oulu on 1 January 2009. Oulu and the municipalities of Haukipudas, Kiiminki, Oulunsalo, and Yli-Ii were merged on 1 January 2013. Oulu has a subarctic continental climate ( Köppen Dfc ).