La­p­land? It’s not real place

Irish Daily Mirror - - THE SOCIAL MEDIA -

NEARLY a third of us think La­p­land is a fic­tional place, a poll has found.

Just 22% of 2,000 adults know that La­p­land is in north­ern Fin­land and parts of Nor­way, Swe­den and Rus­sia.

One in 10 had to check on­line to find out whether it ex­isted, while a sim­i­lar num­ber be­lieve the “home of Santa” cov­ers only Ice­land and Green­land.

A fifth think it is a coun­try in its own right, ac­cord­ing to the poll by travel com­pany TUI.

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