Kat-Ethnic Backgrounds- Finnish, Swedish, Russian, Estonian, and Other.
Katie-Seasons- Winter lasts roughly from December to March and snowfall might start as early as October and last until mid-May. Spring lasts from April to May. It brings Finland light and days are longer. Summer lasts from June to August. From June to July the sun never goes below the horizon. Autumn lasts from September to November. Temperatures start to drop and could start to go below Zero.
Katie/Kat-History- Around 10,000 years ago, people came to Finland. People came to Finland from current Russia and from the Baltic region. The Finnish language comes from central Russia. The Finnish language also has Baltic and Germanic language elements to.
For over 800 years Swedish-speaking people have lived in Finland. During the Middle Ages to the early 19th century for 600 years, Finland was part of Sweden. Russia and Sweden fought over Finland during this time. Finland separated itself from Russia at the end of WW1. In 1939 Finland got attacked by the Soviet army. These wars caused Finland to lose some land to the Soviet army. After the wars turned into an industrial country.