Eastern Uusimaa

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Eastern Uusimaa
Itä-Uudenmaan maakunta
Östra Nylands landskap
Coat of arms of Eastern Uusimaa
Coat of arms
Eastern Uusimaa on a map of Finland
Eastern Uusimaa on a map of Finland
Coordinates: 60°30′N 26°00′E / 60.500°N 26.000°E / 60.500; 26.000Coordinates: 60°30′N 26°00′E / 60.500°N 26.000°E / 60.500; 26.000
Country Finland
Historical province Uusimaa (historical province)
 • Total 2,800.28 km2 (1,081.19 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 95,300
 • Density 34/km2 (88/sq mi)
NUTS 182
Regional bird Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
Regional fish Trout (Salmo trutta)
Regional flower Coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara)
Website ita-uusimaa.fi

Eastern Uusimaa (Finnish: Itä-Uusimaa; Swedish: Östra Nyland) was a region in Finland, until it was consolidated with the region of Uusimaa on January 1, 2011.[1] It bordered to the regions Uusimaa, Päijänne Tavastia, and Kymenlaakso.

Historical provinces[edit]

For history, geography, and culture, see Uusimaa (historical province).


There were 7 municipalities in Eastern Uusimaa. Cities and towns are marked in bold. The first name is the name of the municipality in the majority (or sole) language of the municipality. The official name (where there is one) in the other national language is given in brackets.


  1. ^ "Valtioneuvosto päätti Uudenmaan ja Itä-Uudenmaan maakuntien yhdistämisestä" (in Finnish). Ministry of Finance. October 22, 2009. Retrieved December 30, 2010. 

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