North Ostrobothnia

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North Ostrobothnia

Pohjois-Pohjanmaan maakunta
landskapet Norra Österbotten
Flag of North Ostrobothnia
Flag
Coat of arms of North Ostrobothnia
Coat of arms
Northern Ostrobothnia on a map of Finland
Northern Ostrobothnia on a map of Finland
Coordinates: 65°N 026°E / 65°N 26°E / 65; 26Coordinates: 65°N 026°E / 65°N 26°E / 65; 26
CountryFinland
Historical provinceOstrobothnia
CapitalOulu
Area
 • Total37,149.23 km2 (14,343.40 sq mi)
Population
 • Total403,287
 • Density11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
ISO 3166 codeFI-14
NUTS1A2
Regional songKymmenen Virran Maa (The Land of Ten Mighty Streams)
Regional animalStoat (Mustela erminea)
Regional birdCommon crane (Grus grus)
Regional fishCommon whitefish (Coregonus lavaretus)
Regional flowerMarsh Labrador tea (Rhododendron tomentosum)
Regional rockSchist
Websitewww.pohjois-pohjanmaa.fi

North Ostrobothnia[1] (Finnish: Pohjois-Pohjanmaa; Swedish: Norra Österbotten) is a region of Finland. It borders the Finnish regions of Lapland, Kainuu, Northern Savonia (Pohjois-Savo), Central Finland and Central Ostrobothnia, as well as the Russian Republic of Karelia.

Historical provinces[edit]

Municipalities[edit]

The region of North Ostrobothnia is made up of 30 municipalities, of which 11 have city status (marked in bold).

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Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tilastokeskus - Luokitukset - Regions -". www.stat.fi.

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