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Northern Ostrobothnia is a region (maakunta / landskap) of Finland. Finland is divided into 20 regions (maakunta/landskap in Finnish/Swedish). ...

Pohjois-Pohjanmaan maakunta
Norra Österbottens landskap
Coat of Arms
Region FI1A2
Province Oulu
Historical province Ostrobothnia
Area 37,120 km²
Population
 - Total (372,000)
 - Density

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Regional bird -
Regional fish -
Regional flora -
Northern Ostrobothnia on a map of Finland
Map highlighting the location of the Region of Northern Ostrobothnia

Contents

Image File history File links North_Ostrobothnia. ... Finland is divided into 20 regions (maakunta/landskap in Finnish/Swedish). ... The Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics of Finland are used for statistical purposes in a European Union context. ... Finland consists of 6 provinces (Finnish: läänit, Swedish: län), following a 1997 redesign that reduced their number from 12. ... The historical provinces (Finnish: maakunnat or provinssit – singular maakunta or provinssi), Swedish: landskap) of Finland is a legacy of the countrys joint history with Sweden. ... Ostrobothnia, Österbotten (literally East (of) Bottom / the Gulf of Bothnia) or Pohjanmaa (literally Bottom land / soil / ground), is a historical province to the north in Finland. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a physical quantity. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Image File history File links Location_of_Pohjois-Pohjanmaa_in_Finland. ...


Historical Provinces

For History, Geography and Culture see: Ostrobothnia Ostrobothnia, Österbotten (literally East (of) Bottom / the Gulf of Bothnia) or Pohjanmaa (literally Bottom land / soil / ground), is a historical province to the north in Finland. ...


Regional Council

Main article: Northern Ostrobothnia Regional Council


Municipalities

Main article: Municipalities of Northern Ostrobothnia The 40 municipalities of Northern Ostrobothnia in Finland are divided on seven districts. ...


There are 40 municipalities in Northern Ostrobothnia.

Alavieska is a municipality of Finland. ... Haapajärvi is a municipality of Finland. ... Haapavesi is a municipality of Finland. ... Hailuoto (Karlö in Swedish) is a municipality in the province of Oulu, in Finland. ... Haukipudas is a municipality of Finland. ... Ii (or Ijo (Sw. ... Kalajoki is a municipality of Finland. ... Kempele is a municipality in the province of Oulu, in Finland. ... Kestilä is a municipality of Finland. ... Kiiminki is a municipality of Finland. ... Kuivaniemi is a municipality of Finland. ... Kuusamo is a municipality of Finland. ... Kärsämäki is a municipality of Finland. ... Liminka (Limingo in Swedish) is a municipality in the province of Oulu, in Finland. ... Lumijoki is a municipality of Finland. ... Merijärvi is a municipality of Finland. ... Muhos is a municipality of Finland. ... Nivala is a municipality of Finland. ... Oulainen is a municipality of Finland. ... City Oulu (1605) Administrative Province Oulu province Historical Province Ostrobothnia Area (2004-01-01)  â€“ Total (excl. ... Piippola is a municipality of Finland. ... Pudasjärvi is a city of Finland. ... Pulkkila is a municipality of Finland. ... Pyhäjoki is a municipality of Finland. ... Pyhäjärvi is a municipality in the south of Oulu province, Finland. ... Pyhäntä is a municipality of Finland. ... `(Brahestad in Swedish) is a town and municipality of Finland. ... Rantsila is a municipality of Finland. ... Reisjärvi is a municipality of Finland. ... Ruukki is a municipality of Finland. ... Sievi is a municipality of Finland. ... Siikajoki is a municipality of Finland. ... Location of Taivalkoski on the map of Finland. ... Tyrnävä is a municipality of Finland. ... Utajärvi is a municipality of Finland. ... Vihanti is a municipality of Finland. ... Yli-Ii is a municipality of Finland. ... Ylikiiminki is a municipality of Finland. ... Ylivieska is a town located in Ostrobothnia, Finland. ...

Heraldry

Main article: Heraldry of Ostrobothnia


External links

  • Northern Ostrobothnia - Official site


 
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Ostrobothnia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (152 words)
Ostrobothnia, an area on the eastern side of the Gulf of Bothnia, in west central Finland, with no specific boundaries.
Ostrobothnia (historical province), a historical province of the kingdom of Sweden-Finland.
Ostrobothnia (region), a modern region, comprising mainly Swedish-speaking communities on the western coast of Finland, around the city of Vaasa.
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Later there were some also in northern parts of the province and in the south-east on the coast of the Gulf of Finland.
In Northern Ostrobothnia it was not until the end of the 1660s that the majority of those charged were women.
Among court cases in the areas studied no seers can be found who with drums and incantations prepared their souls for a journey to the underworld to have dealings with the souls of the dead.
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