The Finland Quiz

How much do you know about the country larger than the United Kingdom but with a population 12 times as small?
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Last updated: April 12, 2017
First submittedMarch 2, 2013
Times taken2,634
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The oldest city
Turku
Highest mountain (though the peak itself is in Norway)
Halti
Year that the country hosted the Summer Olympics
1952
The capital of the country
Helsinki
First female President
Tarja Halonen
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Northern region where Finns say that Santa is from
Lapland
Year that Finland declared independence from Russia
1917
Pesäpallo is a sport often referred to as the Finnish version of ________
Baseball
Finland's largest lake
Saimaa
What nähdään myöhemmin means in English
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Level 40
Mar 5, 2013
Darn, should've got Turku. Nice quiz.
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Level 82
May 8, 2014
It's spelled "independence" ;)
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Level 44
Feb 28, 2018
No way 86% of people who took this can read Finnish, I suspect googlers.