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Northern Ostrobothnia

Northern Ostrobothnia
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan maakunta
Norra Österbottens landskap
Coat of arms of Northern Ostrobothnia
Coat of arms
Northern Ostrobothnia on a map of Finland
Northern Ostrobothnia on a map of Finland
Country Finland
Historical province Ostrobothnia
 • Total 37,149.23 km2 (14,343.40 sq mi)
 • Total 403,287
 • Density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
ISO 3166 code FI-14
Regional song Kymmenen Virran Maa (The Land of Ten Mighty Streams)
Regional animal Stoat (Mustela erminea)
Regional bird Common crane (Grus grus)
Regional fish Common whitefish (Coregonus lavaretus)
Regional flower Marsh Labrador tea (Rhododendron tomentosum)
Regional rock Schist

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


  • Historical provinces 1
  • Municipalities 2
  • Gallery 3
  • External links 4

Historical provinces


There are 29 municipalities in Northern Ostrobothnia.


External links

  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
  • Northern Ostrobothnia (official site).

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