How many lakes does Finland and Sweden have?

Lakes dominate the landscape of Northern Europe: 65,000 lakes in Norway, 95,700 lakes in Sweden and 187,888 lakes in Finland (1). Finland’s water area is vast: 187,888 lakes and ponds of more than five hundred square metres, as well as a total of 25,000 kilometres of rivers.

What lives in Swedish lakes?

11 incredible images of Sweden’s wildlife

  • 1) Arctic Fox. Arctic Fox is endangered and barely manages to survive in small fragmented populations in the Scandinavian mountains. …
  • 2) Wolf. …
  • 3) Lynx. …
  • 4) Moose / European Elk. …
  • 5) White Moose / European Elk. …
  • 6) Reindeer. …
  • 7) Brown Bear. …
  • 8) Great Grey Owl.

What is Finland’s nickname?

Finns refer to their country as ‘Suomi’, but no-one knows where that name came from, or why, even after centuries of being called Finland, Suomi still survives.

What country has no lakes?

Land of No Lakes

Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest country without a lake or river, is known as the “land of no rivers.” For a country so large, this may be surprising.

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