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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 FinlandH.E. Raveesh Kumar
Honourable Ambassador
Embassy of India
32, Kulosaarentie, 00570 Helsinki
Phone: 00-358-9-22899110
Embassy Details of Finland in IndiaH.E. Ms. Ritva Koukku-Ronde
Embassy of Finland
E 3, Nyaya MargChanakyapuriNew Delhi-110021
Phone: +91-11- 4149 7500; 41497570 (O)