Finland_Aurora Borealis
Aurora Borealis
NEED TO KNOW

CAPITAL   Helsinki
POPULATION   5,250,275
AREA   338,145 sq km
LANGUAGES   Finnish and Swedish
CURRENCY   Euro (EUR)

WHEN TO TRAVEL

Not a good time to travel   January
Not a good time to travel   February
Not a good time to travel   March
Not a good time to travel   April
Good time to travel   May
Good time to travel   June
Best time to travel   July
Best time to travel   August
Good time to travel   September
Good time to travel   October
Not a good time to travel   November
Not a good time to travel   December

CLIMATE
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TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

For current information on government travel advice, please refer to the U.S. Passports & International travel, the Canadian Travel Advice and Advisories, the Foreign & Commonwealth Office or the Australian Department of Foreign Affaires website.

For current information regarding health, recommended vaccines and the location of trustworthy doctors and medical clinics, please refer to the International Association for Medical Assistance to Travellers website.

AVERAGE ACCOMMODATION COST ($US)
  • 3 star hotel: $180
  • 4 star hotel: $200
  • 5 star hotel: $300
 Average in the good period to travel. Rates change throughout the year depending on high or low tourist seasons.
AVERAGE MEAL COST ($US)
  • Inexpensive restaurant: $12.17
  • Meal for 2, mid-range restaurant, 3 courses: $81.10
ELECTRICITY
Type C
Type F

230V / 50Hz

REASONS TO VISIT
  • Outdoor and Adventure
  • Architecture and History
OFTEN PAIRED WITH
QUICK FACTS
  • Finns (people from Finland) are renowned for being quiet – there’s an old joke that they invented text messaging so they wouldn’t have to speak to each other
  • Finland is called the “Land of thousand lakes”, since it has 187,888 lakes
  • The brand Nokia is named after a place in Southern Finland
  • Finland is the 1st largest consumer of coffee per capita (12kg)
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