National landscapes of Finland

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National landscapes of Finland were selected by the Finnish Ministry of the Environment in 1992 as a part of the 75th anniversary of the Independence of Finland. The 27 selected landscapes represent the special environmental and cultural features of Finland. They have great symbolic value and significance in cultural or historical terms.[1]

National landscapes[edit]

Landscape Municipalities Historical
province
Modern
province
Image Coordinates
Helsinki seascape Helsinki Uusimaa Uusimaa Helsinkimerelta--GFDL--.jpg 60°09′58″N 24°57′21″E / 60.16605°N 24.955788°E / 60.16605; 24.955788
Tapiola Espoo Uusimaa Uusimaa Espoon Tapiola kesällä.jpg 60°10′35″N 24°48′31″E / 60.176449°N 24.808494°E / 60.176449; 24.808494
Snappertuna River, Raseborg Castle and Fagervik Ironworks Raseborg, Ingå Uusimaa Uusimaa Fagervik church and manor by BruksTräsket.jpg 59°59′50″N 23°39′05″E / 59.997175°N 23.651446°E / 59.997175; 23.651446
Ironworks of Fiskars, Billnäs, Antskog and Åminnefors Raseborg Uusimaa Uusimaa Fiskars04.jpg 60°07′47″N 23°32′32″E / 60.129627°N 23.542236°E / 60.129627; 23.542236
Porvoonjoki Valley and Old Porvoo Porvoo Uusimaa Uusimaa Porvoo riverside.jpg 60°23′46″N 25°39′21″E / 60.39616°N 25.655737°E / 60.39616; 25.655737
Aura River Valley Oripää, Pöytyä, Aura, Lieto, Turku Finland Proper Southwest Finland Ruissalo ja Karin.JPG 60°27′55″N 22°17′31″E / 60.46539°N 22.291818°E / 60.46539; 22.291818
Archipelago Sea Finland Proper, Åland Islands Southwest Finland, Åland Islands Hiittinen.jpg 59°49′31″N 21°49′32″E / 59.825213°N 21.825578°E / 59.825213; 21.825578
Sund Sund Åland Islands Åland Islands Kastelholms slott, den 4 augusti 2012, bild 19.JPG 60°13′57″N 20°04′52″E / 60.23255°N 20.081044°E / 60.23255; 20.081044
Lake Köyliö Köyliö Satakunta Satakunta Kirkkokari.JPG 61°07′15″N 22°21′01″E / 61.120962°N 22.35014°E / 61.120962; 22.35014
Rautavesi Lake Sastamala Satakunta Pirkanmaa Tyrvään-vanha-kirkko.jpg 61°21′04″N 22°56′28″E / 61.351003°N 22.941084°E / 61.351003; 22.941084
Hämeenkyrö Hämeenkyrö Satakunta Pirkanmaa Myllykolu.jpg 61°37′31″N 23°11′33″E / 61.625267°N 23.192482°E / 61.625267; 23.192482
Tammerkoski Tampere Satakunta, Tavastia Pirkanmaa Tammerkoski.JPG 61°29′53″N 23°45′50″E / 61.498056°N 23.763889°E / 61.498056; 23.763889
Vanajavesi Valley Hämeenlinna, Valkeakoski, Akaa, Lempäälä, Hattula, Janakkala Tavastia Päijät-Häme, Pirkanmaa Hameenlinna lake vanajavesi.jpg 61°09′38″N 24°15′03″E / 61.160615°N 24.250764°E / 61.160615; 24.250764
Olavinlinna Castle and Pihlajavesi Lake Savonlinna, Sulkava, Puumala Savonia Etelä-Savo Savonlinna heinäkuu 2002 IMG 1635.JPG 61°51′50″N 28°54′04″E / 61.863939°N 28.901069°E / 61.863939; 28.901069
Punkaharju Ridge Punkaharju Savonia Etelä-Savo Punkaharju ridge.JPG 61°46′12″N 29°21′31″E / 61.769916°N 29.358559°E / 61.769916; 29.358559
Heinävesi Route Savonia Etelä-Savo Varistaipale Canal.jpg 62°30′52″N 28°38′30″E / 62.514343°N 28.641787°E / 62.514343; 28.641787
Väisälänmäki Village Lapinlahti Savonia Pohjois-Savo Pisteaitaa Väisälänmäellä.jpg 63°20′32″N 27°14′05″E / 63.342339°N 27.23467°E / 63.342339; 27.23467
Imatrankoski Imatra Karelia South Karelia ImatraExpress.jpg 61°10′10″N 28°46′26″E / 61.169409°N 28.773837°E / 61.169409; 28.773837
Koli Lieksa Karelia North Karelia Koli 14052011 01.JPG 63°05′36″N 29°48′40″E / 63.093457°N 29.81123°E / 63.093457; 29.81123
Villages of North Karelian hillside Karelia North Karelia ParppeinvaaraHutsFromMateli1.jpg 62°22′35″N 30°45′34″E / 62.376268°N 30.759538°E / 62.376268; 30.759538
Kyrönjoki Valley and agricultural area of Southern Ostrobothnia Ostrobothnia Southern Ostrobothnia Koskutjarvi.20070704.ojp.JPG 62°48′07″N 22°49′08″E / 62.801968°N 22.818947°E / 62.801968; 22.818947
Kvarken Korsnäs, Malax, Korsholm, Vaasa, Vörå Ostrobothnia Ostrobothnia View from Norrskär lighthouse.jpg 63°24′35″N 20°56′56″E / 63.409615°N 20.948981°E / 63.409615; 20.948981
Hailuoto Island Hailuoto Ostrobothnia Northern Ostrobothnia Hailuoto ferry 201008.jpg 65°02′00″N 24°42′00″E / 65.033333°N 24.7°E / 65.033333; 24.7
Oulankajoki River Salla, Kuusamo Ostrobothnia Lapland Vid na goru Kivakka s vodopada Kivakkakoski.JPG 66°17′50″N 29°35′59″E / 66.297227°N 29.599733°E / 66.297227; 29.599733
Aavasaksa and Torne Valley Tornio, Ylitornio, Pello, Kolari, Muonio, Enontekiö Ostrobothnia, Laponia Lapland Aavasaksa 1.jpg 66°24′00″N 23°44′00″E / 66.4°N 23.733333°E / 66.4; 23.733333
Pallastunturi Muonio, Enontekiö Laponia Lapland Pallakset.jpg 68°04′21″N 24°03′36″E / 68.072439°N 24.060059°E / 68.072439; 24.060059
Utsjoki Valley Utsjoki Laponia Lapland Utsjoki kirkko ja kirkkotuvat.JPG 69°54′12″N 27°01′21″E / 69.903332°N 27.022591°E / 69.903332; 27.022591

References[edit]

  1. ^ National landscapes Finland's Environmental Administration. Retrieved 7 March 2014.

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