On this website you will find information about the Swedish language in Finland, the Finland-Swedes and how to choose Swedish as your integration language in Finland.
Finland has two official languages, Finnish and Swedish. The majority speaks Finnish as their mother tongue, however a minority speaks Swedish as their mother tongue and are called Finland-Swedes. The Finnish constitution grants the right to use Swedish with all state officials and to get service in Swedish by all Swedish-speaking and bilingual municipalities in Finland.
Read more about life in Swedish on these web pages.
The map on the side will help you to find information about Swedish speaking activities and possibilities in different regions. The blue-colored area is the area that is colloquially called “Svenskfinland” (Swedish Finland). It is a region where both Swedish and Finnish are spoken.