Finland

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Finland is part of:
Europe & CIS · Northern Europe · Western Europe ·
Water Basins of Finland:
Kemi · Naatamo · Olanga · Oulanka · Oulu · Paatsjoki · Pasvik · Tana · Torne-Tornealven · Tuloma · Vuoksa ·
Facts & Figures edit
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Capital Helsinki
Neighbouring Countries Norway, Russia, Sweden
Total Area 338,145 km2
  - Water 33,672 km2 (9.96%) / 996 m2/ha
  - Land 304,473 km2
Coastline 1,250 km
Population 5,302,060 (15.6 inhab./km2)
HDIA 0.954 (2007)
Gini CoefficientA 26.9 (1995)
Nominal GDPB $287,600 million
GDP (PPP) Per CapitaB $38,400
National UN Presence
Land UseC
  - Cultivated Land 19,974 km2 (6.56%)
     - Arable 19,913 km2 (6.54%)
     - Permanent Crops 61 km2 (0.02%)
     - Irrigated 640 km2
  - Non cultivated 192,185 km2 (93.44%)
Average Annual RainfallD 536 mm
Renewable Water ResourcesE 110 km3
Water WithdrawalsF 2.476 km3/yr
  - For Agricultural Use 3%
  - For Domestic Use 14%
  - For Industrial Use 84%
  - Per Capita 478 m3
Population with safe access to
  - Improved Water Source 100%
     - Urban population 100%
     - Rural population 100%
  - Improved Sanitation 100%
     - Urban population 100%
     - Rural population 100%
References & Remarks
A UNDP Human Development Report
B CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia
C CIA World Factbook Country Profiles
D Aquastat - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture
E CIA World Factbook
F Earthtrends

> Articles | Projects & Case studies | Publications & Web resources | Who is who | Maps
> Sector Assessment | Sector Coordination | Donor Profile

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Contents

News

Country Profile: Climate, Geography, Socio-Economic Context

Country Profile: Water Bodies and Resources

Country Profile: Legal and Institutional Environment

As a member of the European Union, Finland bases its water resource policies on the European Union Water Framework Directive.

Country Profile: Water Sector Coordination

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Country Profile: Trends in Water Use, Management and Sanitation

Country Profile: Challenges and Opportunities

Articles

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Projects and Case Studies

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Case studies in or about Finland

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  1. Facing Water Challenges in the Vuoksa Water Basin: A WWDR3 Case Study ‎(8,127 views) . . WikiBot


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Publications

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Who is Who

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Organizations working in Finland
  1. Joint Finnish-Russian Commission on the Utilization of Frontier Waters ‎(1,877 views) . . WikiBot


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References

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