North Ostrobothnia

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

North Ostrobothnia

Pohjois-Pohjanmaan maakunta
landskapet Norra Österbotten

Coat of arms
North Ostrobothnia on a map of Finland
Coordinates: 65°N 026°E
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

Historical provinces

Municipalities

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

Politics

Results of the 2019 Finnish parliamentary election in North Ostrobothnia:

References


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