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1 Giulia,Monia and Alessandro FinlandGiulia,Monia and Alessandro
2 Where is Finland?Finland is in the northern hemisphere and in north/east of Europe.It is quite a small country!It borders with Norway to the north, with Sweden to the west, Russia to the east and with the Baltic Sea to the south.
3 BordersIt is bordered by Sweden on the west, Norway on the north and Russia on the east, while Estonia lies to its south across the Gulf of Finland.THIS SLIDE IS A REPETITION OF SLIDE 1
4 General data The flag of Finland is a blue cross on a white background Its capital city is HelsinkiIt has got 5,414 inhabitantsIts total area is 338,424 km² and it is about the size of ItalyIts population density is 66,44Finland is a parlamentary republicThe Finnish are ProtestantFinland is part of the EU and its currency is the euro
5 Physical aspectIn the central part there is a large plain and there is a large coast (?) in the south.There are some low hills and mountains in the north and there are many lakes in the south.
6 LandscapeFinland is mostly flat with few hills and mountains. Its highest point is the Halti mountain at 1,324 metres in the extreme north.Agricultural land 7,4% woods 73.9% grazing land 0,1% waste land 18,6%.
7 LakesFinland is known as the “land of a thousand lakes” because there are between 60,000 and 200,000 lakes.The largest lake is Lake Saimaa.Other lakes are:Lake PaijanneLake Vesijarvi Lake Tampare
8 Mean annual temperature ClimateDescribe the climate of FinlandUse some of the following words:Nouns: winter, summer, spring, autumn, temperature, snowfall, elevation, sea, distance, rain, frost, wind, droughtAdjectives: temperate, continental, dry, mild, wet, damp, cold, hot, warm, extreme, abundant .Adverbs: rarely, often, seldom, sometimesorts/climate/Finland.htmMean annual temperature
10 HelsinkiHelsinki is the capital city of Finland and there are inhabitants. The official languages are Swedish and Finnish. It is the financial and commercial centre of the country. Helsinki is also a cultural centre because there is l'Academy Finnish delle Scienze and Museum dell'Architecture,della city planning and del design. (?)
11 Other citiesInsert a map with other important cities and find some pictures
12 Social demographic data Find the following data in your textbook and compare them with Italy and the EU:Life expectancy, urban population, family members, child mortality rate
13 Economy data Which are the products of Finnish agriculture? Where are the main industrial areas?Which are the most important industrial products?Where are the most important areas for tourism? What would you like to visit (=vorresti visitare) in Finland?The products of Finnish agriculture are: barley,oats, …..
14 Economy data The Finnish GNP is ...$ per person. Write short paragraphs explaining these dataThe Finnish GNP is ...$ per person.......% of the population work in , and it is more/less than in
15 What is KELO Are there many forests in Finland? in this site you can find what kelo wood isThis is another site
16 Timber rafting http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timber_rafting Here you can find what timber rafting is. Insert pictures