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Finland: Country in Northern Europe
Finland, officially the Republic of Finland, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe. It shares land borders with Sweden to the northwest, Norway to the north, and Russia to the east, with the Gulf of Bothnia to the west and the Gulf of Finland across Estonia to the south. Finland covers an area of 338,455 square kilometres (130,678 sq mi) with a population of 5.6 million. Helsinki is the capital and largest city, forming a larger metropolitan area with the neighbouring cities of Espoo, Kauniainen, and Vantaa. The vast majority of the population are ethnic Finns; Finnish, alongside Swedish, are the official languages. Finland's climate varies from humid continental in the south to the boreal in the north. The land cover is primarily a boreal forest biome, with more than 180,000 recorded lakes.

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Biden Approves Sweden and Finland's Bid to Join NATO [Video]

Biden Approves Sweden and Finland's Bid to Join NATO

Biden Approves , Sweden and Finland's , Bid to Join NATO. Biden Approves , Sweden and Finland's , Bid to Join NATO. On August 9, President Joe Biden signed a measure to accept Finland and Sweden's..

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US Senate Approves NATO Membership for Finland and Sweden [Video]

US Senate Approves NATO Membership for Finland and Sweden

US Senate Approves NATO Membership , for Finland and Sweden. US Senate Approves NATO Membership , for Finland and Sweden. The Senate overwhelmingly approved the expansion of the North Atlantic..

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'The Russians have started coming': Finland considers tourist visa ban

There's growing political and public support for banning visas for Russians, who can cross their longest EU border into Finland by bus or car in an apparent sanctions loophole.

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UK team win the Heavy Metal Knitting World Championships in Finland [Video]

UK team win the Heavy Metal Knitting World Championships in Finland

The knitting and heavy metal championship was held in Finland, but what do contestants actually do?

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Bhagwani Devi Dagar wins gold & 2 bronze medals at 2022 World Masters Athletics | Oneindia News*News [Video]

Bhagwani Devi Dagar wins gold & 2 bronze medals at 2022 World Masters Athletics | Oneindia News*News

A 94-year-old woman Bhagwani Devi Dagar bagged a Gold and two Bronze medals for India at the World Masters Athletics Championships 2022 held in Finland yesterday. #BhagwaniDeviDagar..

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Sweden and Finland's NATO accession 'to be fastest in history' [Video]

Sweden and Finland's NATO accession 'to be fastest in history'

NATO's Secretary-General told Euronews the accession process is "the fastest" in the alliance's history.

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'Historic moment': Finland and Sweden move closer to NATO membership [Video]

'Historic moment': Finland and Sweden move closer to NATO membership

The parliaments of each existing NATO member must approve Finland and Sweden's accession before it can happen.

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NATO nations sign accession protocols for Sweden, Finland [Video]

NATO nations sign accession protocols for Sweden, Finland

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REPLAY: NATO launches ratification process for Sweden, Finland membership [Video]

REPLAY: NATO launches ratification process for Sweden, Finland membership

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'Historic step': NATO poised to sign accession protocols for Sweden, Finland [Video]

'Historic step': NATO poised to sign accession protocols for Sweden, Finland

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Turkey demands Sweden and Finland extradite 'terrorists' after NATO deal [Video]

Turkey demands Sweden and Finland extradite 'terrorists' after NATO deal

The country is asking the NATO hopefuls to hand over some 33 people sought on terrorism charges, Turkish justice minister said on Wednesday.

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Finland and Sweden Are Officially Invited To Join NATO [Video]

Finland and Sweden Are Officially Invited To Join NATO

Finland and Sweden , Are Officially Invited , To Join NATO. On June 29, NATO formally invited Finland and Sweden to officially join the international alliance. . On June 29, NATO formally..

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PM welcomes Sweden and Finland to NATO [Video]

PM welcomes Sweden and Finland to NATO

Boris Johnson has met with Swedish prime minister Magdalena Andersson and Finnish president Sauli Niinistö on day two of the NATO Summit in Madrid. Sweden and Finland have been formally invited by..

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PM meets Turkish president Erdoğan at NATO Summit [Video]

PM meets Turkish president Erdoğan at NATO Summit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on day two of the NATO summit in Madrid. The Turkish president has U-turned on his opposition to Sweden and Finland joining NATO, paving the way..

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NATO: PM welcomes Turkey’s U-turn on Sweden and Finland [Video]

NATO: PM welcomes Turkey’s U-turn on Sweden and Finland

Boris Johnson has arrived for day two of the NATO Summit in Madrid where he will hold talks with other world leaders. The prime minister welcomed Turkey’s decision to now back Sweden and Finland’s..

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Finland and Sweden set for invite to join NATO after Turkey drops opposition [Video]

Finland and Sweden set for invite to join NATO after Turkey drops opposition

A new "memorandum of understanding" between the three countries seeks to allay Turkish fears over security.

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Neeraj Chopra wins gold at Kuortane Games in Finland, first win of the season |Oneindia news *Sports [Video]

Neeraj Chopra wins gold at Kuortane Games in Finland, first win of the season |Oneindia news *Sports

Olympic Gold medalist, Neeraj Chopra, won his first gold of this season at the rain-washed Kuortane Games in Finland on Saturday. A throw of 86.69 m, which was his first throw of the day, won the..

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Neeraj Chopra breaks own record with 89.30m javelin throw in Paavo Nurmi Games |Oneindia News*Sports [Video]

Neeraj Chopra breaks own record with 89.30m javelin throw in Paavo Nurmi Games |Oneindia News*Sports

Neeraj Chopra set a new national record as he threw 89.30 metres at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Finland. #NeerajChopra # PaavoNurmiGames #Finland #SilverMedal

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