24 January 2010
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Q.Does finland use euros?
A.The currency of Finland is the euro and has been since 28 Feb 2002. Before this it was the markka. Finland's official languages are Finnish and Swedish.
Q.What's the hardest language to learn?
A.Finnish is the hardest living language to learn, because of its 15 noun cases and lack of connections with Indo-European languages (such as English).
Q.Is nokia a german company?
A.Nokia was originally started with a wood pulp mill in Finland in 1865. It remains a Finnish company, but has offices worldwide, including in the UK.
Q.Which scandinavian country calls itself suomi
A.In Finnish, the name for Finland is Suomi. This is also the Finnish name for the language. About 75 per cent of Finland is forest.