Finland is located in northeastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east, Sweden to the west, Norway to the northwest, and the Baltic Sea to the southwest. Most of the country is covered by forests, and it has a reputation as a leading producer of paper and wood products. Finland has also become known for its advances in wireless digital communications. The nation has a very high standard of living, and its welfare system is one of the best in the world.
Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2021. 4p.