Upper Norrland

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Upper Norrland

Övre Norrland
Location of Upper Norrland
Coordinates: 65°55′30″N 18°48′00″E / 65.925°N 18.8°E / 65.925; 18.8
Country Sweden
Largest cityUmeå vapen.svg Umeå
 • Total154,312 km2 (59,580 sq mi)
 • Total514,804
 • Density3.3/km2 (8.6/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeSE08

Upper Norrland (Swedish: Övre Norrland) is a National Area (Swedish: Riksområde) of Sweden. The National Areas are a part of the Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS) of Sweden.


Övre Norrland is the northernmost region of Sweden and forms part of Sápmi (Lapland). It is the Sweden's largest region by area. It borders Norway, Finland, and the riksområde of Middle Norrland.

The most populous cities are Umeå, Luleå, Skellefteå, Piteå and Boden.


Upper Norrland includes 2 counties:

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