Northern Savonia

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North Savo

Pohjois-Savon maakunta
Norra Savolax landskap
Coat of arms of North Savo
Coat of arms
North Savo on a map of Finland
North Savo on a map of Finland
CountryFinland
Historical provinceSavonia
Area
 • Total20,366.70 km2 (7,863.63 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)
 • Total249,000
 • Density12/km2 (32/sq mi)
NUTS132
Regional birdBlack-throated Diver, Gavia arctica
Regional fishVendace, Coregonus albula
Regional flowerRowan, Sorbus aucuparia
Websitepohjois-savo.fi

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

Historical provinces

For history, geography and culture see: Savonia

Municipalities

Northern Savonia includes 21 municipalities. Seven of them are cities.

Politics

Results of the Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Northern Savonia:

Tertiary education

Gallery

External links

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