Is Finland Europe?
Finland, country located in northern Europe. Finland also forms a symbolic northern border between western and eastern Europe: dense wilderness and Russia to the east, the Gulf of Bothnia and Sweden to the west.
What country owns Lapland?
Lapland (Finnish: Lappi [ˈlɑpːi]; Northern Sami: Sápmi [ˈsaːpmiː]; Swedish: Lappland; Latin: Lapponia) is the largest and northernmost region of Finland. The 21 municipalities in the region cooperate in a Regional Council.
Does Lapland belong to Finland?
Lapland makes up about one third of Finland's total area, and it's a region, not a country. It covers northern Sweden, Finland, Norway and part of Russia's Kola Peninsula.
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If you ask Finns where Santa Claus comes from, they will say Korvatunturi, a fell in Lapland. Home to roaming herds of reindeer and often blanketed in snow, the Korvatunturi fell is believed by many Finns to be the site of Santa's secret workshop.
Norway is a long country located in Northern Europe – with borders to Sweden, Finland and Russia on the east side, and an extensive coastline facing the North Atlantic Ocean on the west side. Like Sweden and Denmark, Norway has grown to become a multicultural country.
Which Countries Belong to the EU? The EU countries are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden.
Denmark joined the European Union in 1973. It has negotiated an opt-out from the euro and is thus not obliged to introduce it.
Located just 8 km south of the Arctic Circle, the city of Rovaniemi is considered the capital of Finnish Lapland. With a population just shy of 62,000, it is the regional administrative and commercial centre as well as a major hub of tourism and recreation in the area.
Lapland is located in northernmost Finland, deep inside the Arctic Circle.