Taylors in Finland

The Grand Adventure

Mary Ann's Fulbright Exchange to Oulu, Finland
August 2001 - June 2002

Finland to California Comparisons




Finland

California


Length

721

825

miles

1,160

1,328

kilometers


Area

Total

130,000

156,000

sq. miles

337,030

423,700

sq. kilometers

Water

12,000

7,734

sq. miles

31,560

20,016

sq. kilometers

Above Arctic Circle

0

+-25

%


Lakes

188,000+

2,400+


Altitudes

Lowest

0

-282

feet

0

-86

meters

Highest

4,316

14,495

feet

1,328

4,418

meters


Cell phone usage

78%

47%

Finland vs. USA

         

Saunas

2,000,000


Population

Finland

5,190,000

California

34,500,000

Oulu

124,000

Vallejo

117,000


Location

Oulu

Vallejo

64 56' N

38 03' N

25 25' E

122 08' W

+- Fairbanks, AK

+- Athens, Greece


Parallels        

Northern

70 N

+- Deadhorse, AK

42 N

+- Rome, Italy

Southern

60 N

+- Seward, AK

32 N

+- Tobruk, Libya


Last Update 2003 11 30

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