Kingdom of Finland
Suomen kuningaskunta (Finnish)
Kungadömet Finland (Swedish)
Flag of Finland.svg CoA Kingdom of Finland.png
Maamme (Finnish)
Vårt land (Swedish)
Our Land
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(and largest city)
Official languages Finnish (89.33%)
Swedish (5.34%)
Recognised regional languages Sami (0.03%)
Demonym Finnish, Finn
Government Parliamentary constitutional monarchy
 -  King Henrik
 -  Prime Minister Alexander Stubb
Legislature Eduskunta
 -  Autonomy
within Russia
29 March 1809 
 -  Independence
from the Russian SFSR
6 December 1917 
 -  First recognized
by the Russian SFSR
4 January 1918 
 -  Joined European Union 1 January 1995 
EU accession 1 January 1995
Currency Euro (€)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 -  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Date formats d.m.yyyy
Drives on the right
Internet TLD .fi
Calling code +358
Patron saint St Henry of Uppsala