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Revision as of 00:49, 3 October 2009

North Karelia
Pohjois-Karjala; Norra Karelen
Region
Coat of arms of North Karelia
Coat of arms
North Karelia on a map of Finland
North Karelia on a map of Finland
Country Finland
Province Eastern Finland
Historical province Karelia
Area
 • Total 17,782 km2 (6,866 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 169,722
 • Density 9.5/km2 (25/sq mi)
NUTS 133
Regional bird Cuckoo
Regional fish Lake salmon
Regional flower Prickly rose
Website pohjois-karjala.fi

North Karelia (Finnish: Pohjois-Karjala; Swedish: Norra Karelen) is a region in eastern Finland. It borders to the regions of Kainuu, Northern Savonia, Southern Savonia, South Karelia and to Russia.

The city of Joensuu is the centre of the North Karelia region.

Historical province

For history, geography and culture see: Karelia

Municipalities

Main article: Municipalities of North Karelia

North Karelia is divided into 14 municipalities.

Heraldry

Main article: Heraldry of Karelia

The coat of arms of North Karelia is composed of the arms of Karelia.

External links