Pirkanmaa on a map of Finland
|Historical province||Satakunta, Häme|
|• Total||14,469.39 km2 (5,586.66 sq mi)|
|• Total||500 006|
|ISO 3166 code||FI-11|
|Regional bird||White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)|
|Regional fish||Asp (Aspius aspius)|
|Regional flower||Bird Cherry (Prunus padus)|
Pirkanmaa (Swedish: Birkaland, also known as Tampere Region in government documents), is a region of Finland. It borders on the regions of Satakunta, Tavastia Proper, Päijänne Tavastia, Southern Ostrobothnia and Central Finland.
Pirkanmaa includes 22 municipalities of which 11 have city status. The cities are marked in bold in the following list.
Alphabetical list of municipalities in Pirkanmaa:
Results of the Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Pirkanmaa:
- National Coalition Party 22.3%
- Social Democratic Party 21.6%
- True Finns 21.1%
- Centre Party 10.4%
- Left Alliance 8.3%
- Green League 8.3%
- Christian Democrats 5.0%
- "Welcome to the Tampere Region". Council of Tampere Region. Retrieved 2013-06-20.
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