Eastern Uusimaa

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Eastern Uusimaa
Itä-Uudenmaan maakunta
Östra Nylands landskap
Region
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)
Area
 • 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 the regions Uusimaa, Päijänne Tavastia and Kymenlaakso.

Historical provinces[edit]

Municipalities[edit]

The region of Eastern Uusimaa was made up of seven municipalities, of which two had city status (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.

* - transferred into Helsinki sub-region of Uusimaa Region on 1 January, 2011

Notes[edit]

  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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