Facts On Finland

Finland is known as the Land of a Thousand Lakes but actually holds over 180,000 lakes.  That’s the most lakes of any other country in the world.  If you’re into islands, there are over 179,000 islands surrounding Finland.


Finland is also known to host many interesting events.  Some included are the Wife Carrying World Championships and the Air Guitar World Championships.

Finland is also the start of many technologies including the first Interest browser for users, Angry Birds, SMS, and Linux OS.  They’ve also invented the heart rate monitor and ice skates.  Pretty crafty!

Another great thing about Finland (especially for travelers) is that you can camp anywhere on the land for free.  You’re also allowed to swim and fish anywhere in Finland also for free.  Great news for tourists and travelers!