Republic of Finland By Adriana M.

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Republic of Finland By Adriana M.

  1. 1. REPUBLIC OF FINLAND BY ADRIANA MOLANO
  2. 2. FINLAND LOCATION
  3. 3. FINLAND IN EUROPE
  4. 5. FINLAND FLAG
  5. 6. FINLAND CURRENCY <ul><li>EURO (EUR) </li></ul><ul><li>U$ 1.23 </li></ul><ul><li>TRAVELLERS CHECKS </li></ul><ul><li>CREDIT CARDS </li></ul>
  6. 7. FINLAND DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION
  7. 8. FINLAND <ul><li>POPULATION5,350,156 INHABITANTS </li></ul><ul><li>AREA 130,596 sq mi </li></ul><ul><li>CAPITAL:HELSINKI </li></ul><ul><li>ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS:6 PROVINCES. </li></ul><ul><li>Aland,Etela,Ita,Lansi, </li></ul><ul><li>Lappi,Oulun. </li></ul>
  8. 9. FINLAND <ul><li>ETHINC GROUPS: </li></ul><ul><li>FINNISH 93.4% </li></ul><ul><li>SWEEDE 5.6% </li></ul><ul><li>RUSSIAN 0.5% </li></ul>
  9. 10. FINLAND DEMOGRAPHIC <ul><li>LANGUAGES: FINNISH </li></ul><ul><li>SWEDISH </li></ul><ul><li>RUSSIAN </li></ul><ul><li>SAMI </li></ul>
  10. 11. FINLAND CLIMATE <ul><li>HUMID AND COOL SEMI CONTINENTAL CLIMATE </li></ul><ul><li>EXTREME COLD WINTERS AND CONTRASTING WARM SUMMERS. </li></ul>
  11. 12. FINLAND…ANIMALS
  12. 13. FINLAND NATURE <ul><li>FORESTS 80% </li></ul><ul><li>LAKES AND </li></ul><ul><li>RIVERS 10% </li></ul>
  13. 14. FINLAND NATURAL RESOURCES <ul><li>TIMBER </li></ul><ul><li>IRON </li></ul><ul><li>COPPER </li></ul><ul><li>LEAD </li></ul><ul><li>ZINC </li></ul>
  14. 15. FINLAND <ul><li>TERRAIN:MOSTLY LOW,FLAT WITH LOW HILLS. </li></ul><ul><li>LOWEST POINT:BALTIC SEA 0 m. </li></ul><ul><li>HIGHEST POINT: </li></ul><ul><li>HALTIATUNTURI 1328 m. </li></ul>
  15. 16. FINLAND POLITICAL ASPECTS <ul><li>GOVERNMENT: </li></ul><ul><li>REPUBLIC </li></ul><ul><li>CONSTITUTION </li></ul><ul><li>DIRECT VOTE IS USEDTO ELECT (1906)PRESIDENT FOR A TERM OF 6 YEARS </li></ul><ul><li>UNICAMERAL PARLIAMENT(4 YEARS) </li></ul>
  16. 17. FINLAND <ul><li>SUFFRAGE:18 YEARS </li></ul><ul><li>OF AGE. </li></ul><ul><li>MILITARY BRANCHES: </li></ul><ul><li>ARMY,NAVY,AIR FORCE. </li></ul><ul><li>MILITARY SERVICE AGE </li></ul><ul><li>AND OBLIGATION:MALES </li></ul><ul><li>18-49. </li></ul>
  17. 18. FINLAND RELIGION <ul><li>EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN </li></ul><ul><li>RUSSIAN ORTHODOX </li></ul><ul><li>NONE </li></ul>
  18. 19. FINLAND ECONOMY <ul><li>IT HAS A HIGHLY INDUSTRIALIZED </li></ul><ul><li>IT’S KEY ECONOMIC SECTOR IS MANUFACTURING </li></ul><ul><li>METALS </li></ul><ul><li>ENGINEERING </li></ul><ul><li>TELECOMMUN. </li></ul><ul><li>ELECTRONIC INDUSTRIES. </li></ul>
  19. 20. FINLAND <ul><li>0.7% INFLATION </li></ul><ul><li>UNEMPLOYMENT </li></ul><ul><li>8.2% </li></ul>
  20. 21. FINLAND <ul><li>EXPORTS HIGH TECNOLOGY </li></ul><ul><li>IMPORTS OF RAW MATERIALS. </li></ul><ul><li>ENERGY,SOME COMPONENTS MANUFACTURED FOODS. </li></ul>
  21. 22. FINLAND LABOR FORCE BY OCCUPATION <ul><li>AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY 8% </li></ul><ul><li>INDUSTRY 22% </li></ul><ul><li>CONSTRUCTION 6% </li></ul><ul><li>COMMERCE 14% </li></ul><ul><li>PUBLIC SERVICES 32% </li></ul><ul><li>OTHER 18% </li></ul>
  22. 23. FINLAND SHOPS
  23. 24. FINLAND TRANSPORTATION
  24. 25. FINLAND HUMAN HEALTH & DISEASE <ul><li>IT MAINTAINS A HIGH LEVEL OF HEALTH CARE AND STANDARD OF LIVING. </li></ul><ul><li>LIFE EXPECTANCY IS 82 (F) </li></ul><ul><li>75(M) </li></ul>
  25. 26. FINLAND GAMES <ul><li>Pesapallo </li></ul><ul><li>SOCCER </li></ul><ul><li>HOCKEY </li></ul><ul><li>CARRY </li></ul>
  26. 27. FINLAND OTHER FACTS <ul><li>TIME DIFFERENCE:6 HOURS MORE THAN HERE. </li></ul><ul><li>75 AIRPORTS </li></ul><ul><li>DRIVES ON THE RIGHT. </li></ul><ul><li>INDEPENDECE DAY,6 DECEMBER (1917) </li></ul>
  27. 28. FINLAND OTHER FACTS <ul><li>LITERACY:AGE 15 AND OVER CAN READ AND WRITE </li></ul><ul><li>LEGAL SYSTEM: </li></ul><ul><li>BASED ON SWEDISH LAW. </li></ul><ul><li>FINNS ARE PUNCTUAL </li></ul>
  28. 29. FINLAND <ul><li>MEN SHOULD WEAR DARK COLOURED-BUSINESS. </li></ul><ul><li>APPOINTMENTS ARE NECESSARY-BUSINESS </li></ul><ul><li>TABLE MANNERS ARE CONTINENTAL </li></ul><ul><li>REMOVE YOUR OUTDOOR SHOES BEFORE ENTER IN THE HOUSE </li></ul>
  29. 30. FINLAND <ul><li>GIFTS ARE OPENED WHEN RECEIVED </li></ul><ul><li>TE SAUNA HAS A SPECIAL ROLE IN THE DOMESTIC LIFE OF FINNS. </li></ul><ul><li>CORTEOUS BEHAVIOR. </li></ul><ul><li>SERIAL CONVERSATION IS THE RULE. </li></ul>
  30. 31. FINLAND <ul><li>OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES: </li></ul><ul><li>SKIING,GOLF, </li></ul><ul><li>FISHING,LAKE </li></ul><ul><li>CRUISING, </li></ul><ul><li>KAYAKING. </li></ul><ul><li>OPERA FESTIVAL </li></ul><ul><li>TOURISM . </li></ul>
  31. 32. FINLAND TRADITIONAL FOOD
  32. 33. FINLAND HOUSES <ul><li>NEW, MODERN </li></ul><ul><li>APARTMENT </li></ul><ul><li>BUILDINGS </li></ul>
  33. 34. SIBELUS MONUMENT
  34. 35. FINLAND
  35. 36. END

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