(WIPO code: FI) (last revised July 2020)

by LEITZINGER Oy, Patent Agency, Helsinki

General Information

Area

338,440 sq. km.

Population

5,501,000.

Capital

Helsinki, with 645,000 inhabitants.

Languages

Finnish and Swedish are official languages. The majority speaks Finnish, which is a difficult language with many inflectional forms. About 6% of the population speaks Swedish as their mother tongue.

Currency

Euro (EUR).

General Remarks

Finland (in Finnish, Suomi) is a country in Northern Europe and it is situated in the geographical region of Fennoscandia.

Finland is a member of the European Union.