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Foreign relations of Finland print that page

The foreign relations of Finland are the responsibility of President of Finland , who leads foreign policy in cooperation with the government . Implicitly the government is responsible for internal policy and decision making in the European Union. Within the government, preparative discussions | 2011/6/9 0:49:10

History of Finland print that page


The land area that now makes up Finland was settled immediately after the Ice Age , beginning from around 8500 BCE . Most of the region was part of the Kingdom of Sweden from the 13th century to 1809, when it was ceded to the Russian Empire , becoming the autonomous Grand Duchy of Finland

Finland national football team print that page

The Finland national football team represents Finland in international football competitions and is controlled by the Football Association of Finland . Although The Finnish national team has never qualified for a finals tournament of the World Cup or the European Championships , the | 2011/9/26 18:12:05

Swedish People's Party of Finland print that page


The Swedish People's Party of Finland ( Swedish : Svenska folkpartiet i Finland (SFP) ; Finnish : Suomen ruotsalainen kansanpuolue (RKP) ) is a Swedish-speaking minority and mainly liberal party in Finland . The party's main election issues has since its founding been the Swedish-speaking

List of twin towns and sister cities in Finland print that page

This is a list of places in Finland having standing links to local communities in other countries. In most cases, the association, especially when formalised by local government, is known as " town twinning " (though other terms, such as "partner towns" or "sister cities" are sometimes used | 2011/9/11 17:22:01

Centre Party (Finland) print that page


The Centre Party ( Finnish : Suomen Keskusta , Kesk; Swedish : Centern i Finland ) is a centrist and agrarian political party in Finland . It is one of the four largest political parties in the country, along with the Social Democratic Party (SDP), the National Coalition Party and the

Sweden–Finland print that page


the term Denmark-Norway , it is misleading because from the Middle Ages up to 1809 what now is Finland was an integrated part of the Swedish kingdom. Finland until 1809 was considered as one of four Swedish lands . However, it was different from Götaland and Svealand , but not Norrland

Rauma, Finland print that page


of prosperity brought on by seafaring. In 1897 Rauma had the largest fleet of sailing boats in Finland , totalling 57 vessels. Goods were mainly exported to Germany , Stockholm and the Baltic states . In the 1890s, Rauma got a teacher's college (a 'seminar'), which was later annexed to the

Finland Swedish print that page

Swedish as spoken in Finland is regulated by the Swedish Department of the Research Institute for the Languages of Finland . This regulation includes the officially stated aim of keeping Finland Swedish close to the Swedish as spoken in Sweden and strongly phrased advice against loanwords | 2011/9/21 17:12:55

Bahá'í Faith in Finland print that page

The Bahá'í Faith in Finland began with contact between traveling Scandinavians with early Persian believers of the Bahá'í Faith in the mid-to-late 19th century [ 1 ] while Finland was politically part of the Russian Empire . In the early 20th century `Abdu'l-Bahá , then head of the | 2011/4/15 11:55:45