Finland

Fast Facts

Head of State: President Sauli NIINISTO (since 1 March 2012)
Head of Government: Prime Minister Jyrki KATAINEN (since 22 June 2011)
Population: 5,255,068 (July 2010 est.)
National Holiday: Independence Day, 6 December (1917)
Capital: Helsinki
Area: 337,030 sq km (B.C.= 947,800 sq km)