The presence of so much fresh water as well as a coastline has helped make Finland abundant in resources above and beyond other nations of the world. … The appearance and recession of the glaciers in Finland over 10,000 years ago contributed the most to the formation of the thousands of lakes the country has today.
Why Finland is called the land of thousand lakes?
Finland is known as the ‘land of Thousands of lakes’. It is because the country has innumerable lakes. It is because of geological conditions existed thousands of years earlier. Although there are no glaciers in Finland now, the effects of glaciation can be seen in the geography and lake formation in present day.
What religion is in Finland?
As of 2019 about 69% of the population were members of the main national church, the Lutheran Church of Finland, with just over 1% belonging to the second national church, Finland’s Orthodox Church. There are also Catholic, Jewish and Islamic congregations as well as numerous smaller religious communities.