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Are Finns Mongolian?

No. Mongols are East Asian Siberian, andFinns are Uralic people who moved Northwest. The firstmigrations to the North after the ice age came from Southwest withdark skin and blue eyes, and Northeast from the Urals, which divideEurope and Asia.

Similarly one may ask, what race are the Finns?

Finland is a relatively ethnically homogeneous country.The dominant ethnicity is the Finnish people butthere are also notable historic minorities of Finland-Swedes, Samiand Roma people.

Subsequently, question is, are Finns Vikings? No, the Scandinavians were vikings - Norwegians,Danes and Swedes. Finns of Savo and Häme 'tribes'inhabited Finland as distinct cultural and language group.Finns had their own distinct religion, 'Finnish paganism' oras modern contemporaries call it 'Suomenusko'.

Besides, are Finns related to Hungarians?

Turks and Magyars (Hungarians) are relatedthrough living in a common Eurasian society and Finns andMagyars are related through languages that are looselyrelated and share common features. Magyars were probablywere one of the tribes within the Turkic majority Hun peoples andlater under Avars and Bulgars.

Are Finnish people Germanic?

A: No. The Finnish majority is notGermanic, nor is the Finnish or Sámi minorityin Finland, Sweden, Norway or Russia. The Estonian orRussian minority in Finland obviously isn't Germaniceither. However the native speakers of Finnic languages, or BalticFinns, are related for the most part.

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