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About Finland

Finland, officially known as the Republic of Finland is a Northern European Nordic Scandinavian nation bordering Sweden, Norway, and Russia.

Finland is a top performer in terms of education, economic competitiveness, civil liberties, quality of life, and human development

The country’s economy is primarily Services, Industry, Agriculture, and Forestry. The country is famous for electronics (NOKIA), machinery vehicles, metal products, chemicals, paper, etc… Forestry includes timber, freshwater resources, etc.

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionWestern Europe
Capital CityHelsinki 
Government TypeUnitary parliamentary republic
Official LanguagesFinnish, Swedish, Romani, Karelian
CurrencyEuro, EUR
Phone Code +358
Important CitiesEspoo, Tampere, Vantaa, Oulu, Turku, Jyvaskyla, Lahti, Kuopio
National DayNational Day (28th May)
Ease of Doing Business Ranking20 (Very Easy)
Primary Industrieselectronics, machinery, vehicles and other engineered metal products, forest industry, and chemicals
Major Exportselectrical and optical equipment, machinery, transport equipment, paper and pulp, chemicals, basic metals, timber.
Major Exports to IndiaAnimal, Footwear, Minerals, Hides and Skins, Stone and Glass, Textiles and Clothing, Vegetables, Food products, Plastic or rubber, Fuels
Major ImportsCrude Petroleum, Cars, Refined Petroleum, Vehicle Parts and Packaged Medicaments.
Major Imports from IndiaChemicals, Metals, Machinery and Electricals, Textiles and Clothing, Plastic or rubber, Footwear, Vegetables, Raw Materials, Hides and Skins
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with IndiaBilateral Agreements: Bilateral agreement on Promotion & Protection of Investments, Nuclear and Radiation Safety Regulation, Renewable Energy, Biotechnology, Atmospheric Environment
Bordering NationsNorway, Russia, Sweden
Member ofAsian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB), Antarctic treaty system(ATS), Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council(EAPC), European Economic Area(EEA), European Union(EU), Organisation for Economic Co-operation Development(OECD), Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe(OSCE), Regional Cooperation Council(RCC), United Nations(UN), Union for the Mediterranean(UfM), World Trade Organization(WTO)
Indian Embassy Details for FinlandEmbassy of India
H.E. Raveesh Kumar
Honourable Ambassador
32, Kulosaarentie, 00570 Helsinki

Embassy Details of Finland in IndiaEmbassy of Finland
H.E. Mr. Kimmo Lahdevirta
E 3, Nyaya MargChanakyapuriNew Delhi-110021
+91-11- 4149 7500; 41497570 (O)

Consulate General of Finland in Mumbai
Mr. Erik Gustav Christopher af Hallstrom
Consul General
Unit no. 701, 7th Floor Platina, C-59, G-Block Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East Mumbai-400098
+91-7838594920 (O)

Honorary Consulate of Finland in Chennai
H.E. Mr. M. CT. Chidambaram
Honorary Consul
202 (old 742) Anna Salai Chennai-600 002
+91-44-2852 4141 (O)

Honorary Consulate of Finland in Bengaluru
H.E. Ms. Geetanjali Kirloskar
Honorary Consul
Kirloskar Systems ltd 7th floor Embassy Star No.8 Palace road, Vasanth Nagar
08041659828 (O)

Honorary Consulate of Finland in Kolkata
H.E. Mr. Shashwant Goenka
Honorary Consul