The Republic of Finland (Finnish: Suomen Tasavalta ) is a Nordic country in north-eastern Europe, bounded by the Baltic Sea to the southwest, the Gulf of Finland to the south and the Gulf of Bothnia to the west.
Finland has a population of only five million people in three hundred thousand square kilometres.
The capital of Finland is Helsinki .
conventional long form: Republic of Finland
conventional short form: Finland
local long form: Suomen tasavalta / Republiken Finland
local short form: Suomi / Finland