Catholic Church


Republic of Finland (Finland)


Also known as: Finnland (Deutsch), la Finlande (français), Finlandia (español, Italiano, polski, latine), Finlândia (Português), Suomi (suomen kieli), Finland (Svenska), 芬蘭 (正體中文), フィンランド (日本語), Finnia (latine)

Dependencies: Åland Islands Åland Islands

Continent: West Europe

Capital: Helsinki

Area: 303,815 km²

Population: 5,518,371

Patron Saint: Saint Henrik

Saints: 2 Saints

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Religions: Lutheran 70.9%, Greek Orthodox 1.1%, other 1.7%, unspecified 26.3%

Languages: Finnish (official) 87.9%, Swedish (official) 5.2%, Russian 1.4%, other 5.5%

Ethnic Groups: Finn 93.4%, Swede 5.6%, Russian 0.5%, Estonian 0.3%, Romani 0.1%, Sami 0.1%

Neighbouring Countries: Åland Islands Åland Islands, ← Sweden Sweden, ↑ Norway Norway, → Russia Russia, ↓ Estonia Estonia

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Roman Rite (1): Helsinki

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Papal Visits

Apostolic Nunciature: Finland Archbishop James Patrick Green (71)

Conference of Bishops: Conferentia Episcopalis Scandiæ Link Bishop Czeslaw Kozon (69)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Commissio Episcopatuum Communitatis Europææ (COM.E.C.E.) Link Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, S.J. (63)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consilium Conferentiarum Episcopalium Europæ (C.C.E.E.) Link Archbishop Gintaras Linas Grušas (60)

as of 2021.10.12

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