History of Finland

Finland joined the European Union in 1995. Finland used to be part of Russia. Now, it is located in Europe, and is bordered by by Sweden.

The flag of Finland

The flag of Finland is the Nordic cross on a white background. It dates from the beginning of the 20th century.

Finland capitals

Finland has many major capitals. The most important and well known capitals are, Helsinki, Espoo, Tampere, Vantaa, and Turku.

Picture - this is a picture of Helsinki, a major city in Finland

The evolution of the Finnish flag