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Locale Code: sv-FI

The locale code represents Swedish language in Finland.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive sv-FI locale data for Finland
Country NameFinland
Country Name (Local)Suomi
Country Flag🇫🇮
Country Area338424 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)FI
Language NameSwedish
Language Name (Local)svenska
Language Code (ISO 639-1)sv
RegionNorthern Europe
Capital NameHelsinki
Capital Latitude60.16952
Capital Longitude24.93545
Postal Code Format#####
Postal Code Regex^(?:FI)*(\d{5})$


The currency used for the locale code sv-FI is Euro.

Currency information for Finland and sv-FI locale
Currency NameEuro
Currency Name (Local)Euro
Currency CodeEUR
Currency Symbol
Currency Numeric978
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameCent


Finland has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+02:00.



Finland shares borders with 3 countries and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'sv-FI' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, sv_FI is a locale code for Swedish language in Finland. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.