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Country: Finland is a country in Northern Europe. The neighboring countries of Finland are Russia, Norway and Sweden. The name Finland means ‘”fen land”, a reference to the many fen lands of the country. Finland is also known as "the land of a thousand lakes", there are no fewer than 188,000 Lakes. Finland has not always been independent. It was a part of the Swedish Empire from 1200 until 1809. In that year, 1809, Finland was conquered by Russia. In 1917, Finland declared its independence. There are today 5,250,275 people in residence (2009). Religiously: 81% claim to be Protestant. 17% are not religious.

 

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Helsinki - Lutheran Cathedral Tetragrammaton
 
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Kempele - Wooden Church Tetragrammaton
 
   

 

 

 

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