You are entering www.funnyfinland.com. This is a site about the funny side od Finland, that mysteripus country way up north. We bring you some crazy, funny, weird and amusing stuff from all over the internet. Also we mix it with some russian madness and swedish erotica (Just kidding, this site is not for porn. It is not even for sex but maybe, just maybe there can be a little amount of finnish erotica!)
What is Finland?
Finland is a country of 5,5 million inhabitants. Finland is a country with a high standard of living and also high standard of happiness. When Forbes.com listed the happiest countries in the world, Finland was number seven. Very nice!
And Finland did it even better in this year listing. According to World Happiness Report 2016 Finland was number five. In CNN you can read the article about this huge study saying that Finland is country which hosts Santa Claus every day of the year.
Santa Claus of Finland
Yes, that is true. Santa Claus is by far the most famous finn ever. He is known all over the world, but the place where he comes from is a mountain called Korvatunturi in Lappland, Finland.
You can get a better view of the life of Santa Claus by watching his own web page. Everything about Santa Claus!
Finland is silence and nature
Yeah, Finland is the land of Santa Claus. It is also the country where you can enjoys nature, silence, peace and even darkness better than anywhere else. Finland is so peaceful that even National Geographic endorsed Finland as one of the most interesting places to travel in 2017. National Geographic wrote, that:
“If silence is golden, you’ll discover the mother lode in Finland’s state-owned protected areas. From near the Arctic Circle in Lapland (where the northern lights can be seen up to 200 nights a year), through the 20,000-island Finnish archipelago, and along the rocky beaches on the mainland’s southernmost tip, Finland’s 40 national parks, 12 wilderness areas, and six national hiking areas are sanctuaries for silence-seekers”.
Nokia and other technology
That is something! But do not forget the other side of Finland. Finland is a huge country for mobile technology and mobile phone. The former market leader in mobile phones, Nokia, is a finnish company. In Finland was also made the first ever GSM phone call. Also the first ever selfie was taken in Finland long before the word “selfie” was even invented!
Some famous finns and other info
What about the famous finns? Are there any?
Finns are also great drivers. Mika Häkkinen and Kimi Räikkönen are world champions in Formula 1.
Linus Torvalds is not a celebrity but he should be – he is the man who invented Linux.
Are you a true finn?
Did you become interested about Finland? If so, then you must find out how finnish you really are:
If you want some more serious information about Finland, try for example Visitfinland.