Northern Savonia

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Northern Savonia
Pohjois-Savon maakunta
Norra Savolax landskap
Coat of arms of Northern Savonia
Coat of arms
Pohjois-Savo on a map of Finland
Pohjois-Savo on a map of Finland
Country Finland
Historical province Savonia
 • 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

Northern Savonia (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


Northern Savonia includes 18 municipalities. Five of them are cities.


Results of the Finnish municipal elections, 2017 in Northern Savonia:

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