GEOGRAPHY

The finnish landscape is mainly flat with only some small hills. It’s biggest point is Haltintuturi(1328 m) and it’s located at the north of Lapland*. On one hand,its main beauty is due to the enormous quantity of lakes. Nowadays it has over 190.000 lakes and about 98000 islands.These islands are found at the archipelago of Turku* and the Finnish Bay.

On the other hand is due to huge surface covered by forests. We can find
lots of diferent kinds of birches*, pinecones, conifers and spruces*.
The climate has oscilations between warm and cold and this is due to the geographical situation of it. One fourth of the land is in the polar artic circle and the y have warm summers and very cold winters.
It’s wildlife is compund by animals already adapted to its climate. We can find
artic foxes, reindeers*, elks* and swans*.

POPULATION

Finland has about 5.300.000 inhabitants. Most of the population is old due to the low growth of the population.
The natality is very low about 10% and mortality tax is very very low about 3.5% because as we know that they have almost a full sanitarian coberture. With all of this characteristics, life expentancy is of about 79 years.

The spacial distribution of the population is unequal. Most of them live in coastal flatness and they all live at the south half. The north half has low demographic density less than 2 inhabitans per km2; at the southwest most of the population is concentrated, mainly in their capital with more than 30 inhabitants per km2.


* Lapland: is the largest and northernmost of the regions of Finland

* Archipelago of Turku: part of the Baltic Sea outside the Finnish city of Turku

* Birch: Abedul

* Spruce: Abeto

* Reindeer: Reno

* Swan: Cisne

*Elks: Alce

References:

http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Finlandia#Geograf.C3.ADa

http://geografia.laguia2000.com/geografia-de-la-poblacion/finlandia-poblacion

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