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Copyright: Sergey zhurov
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Uploaded: 30/01/2009
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Forest
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Lake Saimaa in an ice
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House
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Drawing room
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Barbecue
Winter in Saimaa
Winter night in Saimaa
Almost winter night
Rakovuori
Rakovuori 2
Haukkavuori
luis davilla
Punkaharju. saimaa lake. finland
Paseo De Recoletos de Madrid
Real Palace of Madrid
Klaus Treichler
Schlossberg Stallbastei
Church of San Isidoro of Oviedo
Bridge Carlos Fernandez Casado
Sam Rohn
United Nations General Assembly Hall, New York City
Tumba de los Amantes de Teruel
The Bull of Spain in Extremadura
Fritz Hanke
Inside the Black Diamond
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New Palace Schleissheim, Aerial View
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Maracanã Stadium
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Stock Exchange
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Palace Embankment
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Nikolsky Marine Cathedral
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Admiralty Board
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Strelka of Vasilievsky Island
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Lake Saimaa in an ice
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Krukov canal
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Nevsky Prospekt
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More About Finland

Finland is the jam. It came from an exploding egg, the egg of a water bird, the top half of which you can still see in the shape of the starry canopy that hangs over the earth.Finland is the most sparsely-populated country in the EU with only 5 million people. It's also been ranked the second most stable country in the world, after Norway.Historically, Finland has been a part of Sweden and later, Russia. It was an autonomous Grand Duchy during the Russian Empire's reign and lasted as such until their declaration of independence in 1917. Subsequently Finland survived a civil war and wars against both Russia and Nazi Germany to eventually settle down as an EU member circa 1955.Finnish language is cool, it's totally unrelated to the whole Latin-root thing. Its closest relative is Hungarian. Linguistic historians estimate that it came from northern central Russia from 3000BC.If you're in Helsinki, the museum at Suomenlinna has some interesting bunkers and military wreckage, including a submarine!Caught on camera! Here's your long-awaited proof. Santa Claus comes from Finland.Apart from Lappland, the other thing most people are familiar with out of Finland is aquavite. Literally it translates to "water of life" but it may make you feel more like you are dying when it hits your throat.Text by Steve Smith.