Finland
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Sikhs comprise a small and relatively young religious and ethnic minority in Finland, with a population estimated to be between six and seven hundred individuals. Most of them originate from Punjab, India, but the community also comprises a few persons of Finnish origin who have converted to Sikhism. The first Sikhs …

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Laura Hirvi & Joonas Timonen, “Finland”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Sikhism Online, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Gurinder Mann Singh, Kristina Myrvold, Eleanor Nesbitt. Consulted online on 15 August 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-2118_BESO_COM_031441>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20170712



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