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Culture of Finland

People in Finland speak Swedish, Finnish languages. The linguistic diversity of Finland is vaguely diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for Finland is 0.1412. Christianity followers is majority among population. 84 of Finland's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Finland. According to data on inbound tourists in Finland, 4 226 000 tourists arrive in the country each year.

National anthem

The national anthem of Finland is called Maamme, It was adopted in 1867, lyrics were written by Johan Ludvig Runeberg, and it was composed by Fredrik Pacius.

Fast food

The first McDonalds in Finland was opened on 14 December 1984 and it is located in Tampere. At the moment Finland has 83 operating McDonalds restaurants. The number of operating McDonalds restaurants in a country is indicative of the influence of Western culture and globalization in that country. Operating McDonalds restaurants could also have a direct impact on the health of a nation's citizens. Around 23% of the population of Finland are obese.

Alcohol consumption

Each year, the people of Finland consume 2.3 litre of alcohol per capita, and this volume consists of 46% beer, 18% wine, 24% distilled spirits, and 13% other alcohol.

National dish

One of the most popular national dishes of Finland is karjalanpaisti. Other national dishes include karjalanpaisti, mämmi, sautéed reindeer.