Articles avec le tag ‘Finland’

Why travel to europe ?

Europe is a land area which can be viewed either as a continent in its own right or as the western extremity of the Eurasian continent, even as a sub-parts of the super continent of Afro-Eurasia, by location of view. It is sometimes called the « Old Continent », as opposed to the « New World » (America). On the cultural front, Europe has been a multiplicity of influences over the ages, and includes many countries that possess both a common heritage of linguistic, religious and historical and recent contributions from the « New World « and the Afro-Eurasia, particularly in former colonial powers. As such, Europe is a community of peoples, which tends to be politically, with the European Union, in an area of open civilization, forged in part by a millennial history, and secondly by mondialisation Lire la suite de cette entrée »

How and when visit Finland in Northern Europe

Finland is a country in Northern Europe. It shares borders with Norway, Sweden and Russia.

Finland is a country of thousands of lakes (most of which communicate with each other) and islands (187,888 lakes and 179,584 islands). One of these lakes, Saimaa, is the fifth largest in Europe. Beside the many lakes, the landscape is dominated by boreal forests (about 68% of the country) and little arable land. Most of the islands are in the south-west, in the Åland Islands, and along the southern coast of the Gulf of Finland.

Climate In Finland : The climate in Southern Finland is Nordic. In northern Finland, particularly in Lapland, subarctic climate dominates, characterized by very cold winters sometimes (possibly down to -40 ° C). In the south and southwest, the winters can be harsh, depending on the year. The snow, in any case, is more irregular than in northern Finland. The summer sees the thermometer up to 29 ° C.
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