are suitable for animal husbandry. A universal male conscription is in place, under which all male Finnish nationals above 18 years of age serve for 6 to 12 months of armed service or 12 months of civilian (non-armed) service. Retrieved b "Kotisivu - Kuntaliiton t" (in Finnish). (BirdLife Conservation Series. To maintain the country's comparative advantage in forest products, Finnish authorities moved to raise lumber output toward the country's ecological limits. Citation needed Largest cities edit Religion edit Main article: Religion in Finland Religion in Finland 158 year Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland Finnish Orthodox Church Other No religious affiliation 1922.214.171.124.8 19126.96.36.199.8 19188.8.131.52.2 2000.
150 Language edit Main articles: Finnish language, Finland Swedish, and Languages of Finland Municipalities of Finland: unilingually Finnish bilingual with Finnish as majority language, Swedish as minority language bilingual with Swedish as majority language, Finnish as minority language unilingually Swedish bilingual with Finnish as majority. President edit Main article: President of Finland The head of state of Finland is President of the Republic of Finland (in Finnish: Suomen tasavallan presidentti ; in Swedish: Republiken Finlands president ).
Among the biggest of these are the three Salpausselkä ridges that run across southern Finland. In regards to telecommunication infrastructure, Finland is the highest ranked country in the World Economic Forum's Network Readiness Index (NRI) an indicator for determining the development level of a country's information and communication technologies. 53 The gross domestic product bitcoin gold hidas vahvistus (GDP) per capita was still half of that of the United States and a third of that of Britain. John's Day and All Saints' Day, while secular holidays include May Day, Independence Day, New Year's Day, and Midsummer. Due to the Swedish conquest, the Finnish upper class lost its position and lands to the new Swedish and German nobility and to the Catholic Church. Architect Alvar Aalto is regarded as among the most important twentieth-century designers in the world; 200 he helped bring functionalist architecture to Finland, but soon was a pioneer in its development towards an organic style. The "forest industry" includes forestry, timber, pulp and paper, and is a logical development based on Finland's extensive forest resources (77 of the area is covered by forest, most of it in renewable use). 51 In the spirit of the notion of Adolf Ivar Arwidsson (17911858 "we are not Swedes, we do not want to become Russians, let us therefore be Finns the Finnish national identity started to become established. This is Finland ( Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland ). Financial and product market regulation were loosened. Their eroding effects have left the Finnish landscape mostly flat with few hills and fewer mountains.