Finland and F Guide - Resources and Review

National information network for libraries in Finland. Information available in Finnish and English.
A research centre that provides consultancy services and basic geological information essential for assessment of raw materials, nature conservation, environmental studies, construction, land use planning and for new applications, such as medical geology.
Listing of political resources relevant to Finland, with links to parties, organisations, government, media and results of recent elections, where available.
Basic reference information about Finland, including details of geography, people, economy, government, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues. Geographical information includes area, population, flag, maps, high and low points, co
ordinates, boundary length, border countries, climate, land use and natural resources.
Collection of links to transport, traffic planning, and engineering resources relating to Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, and Iceland. Arranged geographically, listings include universities and research centres, local companies, organisations, and technical consultants.
Alphabetical list of academic and other libraries in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
Links to a range of information resources about Finland.
A catalogue of all the languages and dialects spoken in Finland, with details of the numbers of speakers of each language. Also some demographic data such as rates of literacy, blindness and deafness.
Basic reference information about Finland, such as area, capital, population, population density, geography, language, religion, time zone, history and government, plus business and social information, including details of accommodation, addresses, climate, regions, travel, visas, passports, money, health and public holidays.
Wide range of general and detailed information about Finland, such as history, nature and environment, Finnish contemporary art and the literature of Finland, as well as government information.
Set of maps produced by the CIA covering the political and ethnic boundaries, administrative divisions and major defence industries in all countries in Europe.
Official information about Finland and its government, in English and Finnish.
Detailed assessment of human rights practices in Finland. Topics assessed include torture, arbitrary detention or exile, fair public trial, freedom of speech and press, freedom of assembly, movement and religion; democratic rights, worker rights, and discrimination based on race, sex, religion, disability, language, or social status.
Detailed handbook describing the history of Finland and analysing its political, economic, social, and national security systems and institutions, the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors. Particular attention is given to the people who make up the society, their origins, dominant beliefs and values, common interests and the issues on which they are divided, and their attitudes toward each other and toward their social system and political order.
Collection of links to visual and information resources on Nordic countries and the Vikings. Includes digitised images, photographs of archaeological sites and artifacts, brief articles, and online museum exhibitions. Available in various Nordic languages also.
Index to resources about Finland, including societies, history, education, culture and events, with an emphasis on Helsinki.
Extensive index to European archaeological resources, organised by country.
Outlines the development of folk music in Finland from its revival in the 1960s to the present day. Covers the music and instruments of the Kalevala culture, the study of folk music, and the role of education in preserving the tradition among the younger generation.
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