Helsinki-Uusimaa is the most innovative region in the EU

Source: Regional Innovation Scoreboard


in the sustainable development index

Source: Sustainable Development Report


First place in European Happiness Equality Index

Source: The Happiness Research Institute


Finnish word for "Hello!"


The year Francisco Tárrega composed the waltz that later became the Nokia ringtone


The world's northernmost metro station, in Helsinki

Restaurant Day

A Finnish invention allowing anyone to set up a restaurant for a day

#1 passport

Finns can travel visa-free to 174 countries (Germans, Brits and Swedes share this honour)

Source: Visa Restrictions Index