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 The Country
by Thanos Kalamidas
 
Finland captured one frame at a time.
 Mushroom mountainMushroom mountain by Thanos Kalamidas
The biological yield of mushrooms in Finland is about 2,000 million kg.
 
Living there Be Lingual Go There e-Land Through the lens
 
 BreathtakingBreathtaking by Thanos Kalamidas
This is a country of unique and breathtaking beauty.
Taken by Aino Koivisto.
 
 Nightless nightNightless night by Thanos Kalamidas
Summer is the time of ‘nightless night’.
Taken by Aino Koivisto.
 
 NorthernmostNorthernmost by Thanos Kalamidas

Lapland, the northernmost part of the Finland.
Taken by Aino Koivisto.

 
 Sparse populationSparse population by Thanos Kalamidas
5.2 million in an area of 338,145 km².
 
 Funghi financeFunghi finance by Thanos Kalamidas
The total value of berries and mushrooms collected in Finland each year is $110 million.
 
 Common treeCommon tree by Thanos Kalamidas
The birch is one of the most common trees in Finnish forests.
 
 Engel's EleganceEngel's Elegance by Thanos Kalamidas
"An elegance which is difficult to surpass dominates the exterior of this building."
 
 187,888 lakes187,888 lakes by Thanos Kalamidas
Finland has 187,888 lakes larger than 500 m².
 
 A tenth underwaterA tenth underwater by Thanos Kalamidas
Lakes cover about a tenth of the country.
 
 Helsinki skylineHelsinki skyline by Thanos Kalamidas
Helsinki has an average of 121 rainy days.
 
 Timber!Timber! by Thanos Kalamidas
The destruction of forests was prohibited in Finland by the very first Forest Act in 1886.
 
 
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