Pohjois-Savo

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Pohjois-Savo
Pohjois-Savon maakunta
Norra Savolax landskap
Region
Coat of arms of Pohjois-Savo
Coat of arms
Pohjois-Savo on a map of Finland
Pohjois-Savo on a map of Finland
Country Finland
Historical province Savonia
Area
 • Total 20,366.70 km2 (7,863.63 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 248,430
 • Density 12/km2 (32/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
ISO 3166 code FI-15
NUTS 132
Regional bird Black-throated Diver, Gavia arctica
Regional fish Vendace, Coregonus albula
Regional flower Rowan, Sorbus aucuparia
Website pohjois-savo.fi

Pohjois-Savo (Finnish: Pohjois-Savo; Swedish: Norra Savolax) is a region in eastern Finland. Kuopio is the largest city in the region.

Historical provinces[edit]

For history, geography and culture see: Savonia

Municipalities[edit]

Pohjois-Savo includes 19 municipalities. Six of them are cities.

Politics[edit]

Results of the Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Pohjois-Savo:

Tertiary education[edit]

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Coordinates: 63°N 27°E / 63°N 27°E / 63; 27