10 Interesting Facts About Finland You May Not Have Known

Sandwiched between Sweden and Russia, Finland is a wonderful place. Although most associated with it’s icy lakes, Northern Lights and being the home of Father Christmas, there is loads of other fascinating things to know about the country. For example, did you know that there is an average of one sauna per household? Crazy! Or, that the amount you would be fined for speeding is based on your personal income? Interesting! Take a look below for more facts you may not have known!
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Do you think this is a good system or a flawed one?

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Wow. There is so much beauty to be found in Finland!

finland facts land of lakes
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They are pretty inventive! 

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It would be hard to want to go to sleep with the sun still shining at night!

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We would love to see something like this in person.

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It’s crazy how payphones were used so often in the past and now there are places where they don’t exist at all!

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Well, that means less change clunking around in your pockets!

finland facts 1 2 cent coins not used
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We don’t see the problem with this. Clear visibility is never a bad thing.

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This sounds like a great way to live. We wish we had a sauna in our house! 

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This is one thing we’re happy to never give a go! We’re getting chills just imagining it! 

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