Upper Norrland

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Upper Norrland
Övre Norrland
National Area
Location of Upper Norrland
Country  Sweden
Largest city Umeå vapen.svg Umeå
Area
 • Total 154,312 km2 (59,580 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 514,804
 • Density 3.3/km2 (8.6/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code SE08

Upper Norrland (Swedish: Övre Norrland) is a National Area (Swedish: Riksområde) of Sweden. The National Areas are a part of the Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS) of Sweden.

Geography[edit]

The region is situated in the northest side of the county, in the area of Sápmi and it is the largest one. It borders with Norway, Finland, and the riksområde of Middle Norrland.

The most populous cities are Umeå, Luleå, Skellefteå, Piteå and Boden.

Subdivision[edit]

Upper Norrland includes 2 counties:

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to National Areas of Sweden at Wikimedia Commons