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State church

The Evangelical-Lutheran Church and the Orthodox Church as defined in the Church Code (1993/1954) and in the Act on the Orthodox Church (2006/985). This also includes congregations and chapters of the Evangelical-Lutheran Church and congregations, and monasteries and convents of the Orthodox Church.

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Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

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