Finland–Greece relations

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Finnish-Greek relations
Map indicating locations of Finland and Greece



Finnish-Greek relations are foreign relations between Finland and Greece. Greece was among the first countries to recognize the independence of Finland, on January 5, 1918. Both countries established diplomatic relations in 1920. Since February 1, 1977, Finland has an embassy in Athens. For a long period Finland was represented in Greece through its embassies either in Bucharest, Rome or Belgrade. Finland also has 7 honorary consulates in Kos, Patras, Pireus, Rhodes, Thessaloniki, Heraklion, and Corfu. Greece has an embassy in Helsinki and 4 honorary consulates in Turku, Kuopio, Oulu, and Rovaniemi.

Both countries are full members of the European Union.

There are 1,681 Greeks living in Finland,[1] and 1,600 Finns living in Greece.[2]

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  2. ^ "Kahdenväliset suhteet" (in Finnish). Embassy of Finland, Athens. Retrieved 26 February 2018.

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