Regional State Administrative Agencies of Finland

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Regional state administrative agencies are regional administrative organisations of the state of Finland. The six agencies took over some of the tasks of the earlier Provinces of Finland, which were abolished in 2010. The duties mostly consist of basic public services and legal permits. The seventh agency in the autonomous Åland Islands is called the State Department of Åland.

The agencies themselves do not constitute a subdivision of Finland (ISO 3166-2:FI), and the first-level subdivisions are the Regions of Finland. Other important regional state agencies are the Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ely-keskus).

Agencies and their regions[edit]

Administrative agencies of Finland
Regional office Secondary offices
Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland
Uusimaa, Tavastia Proper, Päijänne Tavastia, Kymenlaakso, South Karelia
Hämeenlinna Helsinki, Kouvola
Regional State Administrative Agency for Southwestern Finland
Finland Proper, Satakunta
Turku Mariehamn
Regional State Administrative Agency for Western and Inland Finland
Pirkanmaa, Central Finland, Southern Ostrobothnia, Central Ostrobothnia, Ostrobothnia
Vaasa Tampere, Jyväskylä
Regional State Administrative Agency for Eastern Finland
Southern Savonia, Northern Savonia, North Karelia
Mikkeli Kuopio, Joensuu
Regional State Administrative Agency for Northern Finland
Northern Ostrobothnia, Kainuu
Regional State Administrative Agency for Lapland
State Department of Åland

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