Pirkanmaa

Pirkanmaa (Swedish: Birkaland, also known as Tampere Region in government documents[1]), is a region of Finland. It borders the regions of Satakunta, South Ostrobothnia, Central Finland, Päijät-Häme, Kanta-Häme and Southwest Finland.

Pirkanmaa

Pirkanmaan maakunta
landskapet Birkaland

Coat of arms
Pirkanmaa on a map of Finland
Coordinates: 61°42′N 23°43′E
CountryFinland
Historical provinceSatakunta, Tavastia
CapitalTampere
Area
  Total14,469.39 km2 (5,586.66 sq mi)
Population
 (2013)
  Total500,166
  Density35/km2 (90/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
ISO 3166 codeFI-11
NUTS192
Regional birdWhite wagtail (Motacilla alba)
Regional fishAsp (Aspius aspius)
Regional flowerBird cherry (Prunus padus)
Websitepirkanmaa.fi

Historical provinces

Municipalities

The region of Pirkanmaa is made up of 22 municipalities, of which 12 have city status (marked in bold).

Politics

Results of the 2019 Finnish parliamentary election in Pirkanmaa:

See also

References

  1. "Welcome to the Tampere Region". Council of Tampere Region. Retrieved 2013-06-20.


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