Finland, country that's located in northern Europe. You probably know story's about Finland! It is known as land of lakes and saunas, but did you know that Finland has almost 180,000 islands? That's more than any country on earth. That's a huge number of islands to explore.
Nearly two-thirds of Finland is blanketed by thick woodlands, making it the most densely forested country in Europe. In the same time, not many people know that Finland has approximately 187,000 lakes within its borders.
These are just facts, but what makes this country truly unique is the big number of islands. Total number of islands in Finland is exactly 178 947. The biggest one is called Fasta Åland. This islands area is 685 km2. Within Finland's borders there are 789 islands of over 1 km2 area and there are all together 75 818 islands over 0,5 km2 area in this beautiful country.
Finland is a place to see. Let's explore it!