Finnish Lapland

region of Finland
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Finnish Lapland is the northernmost region of Finland. Before, it was the eastern half of Swedish Lapland. The region to the south is Northern Ostrobothnia. The largest lake in the region is Inarijärvi.[1] The highest place is Halti hill, in the Enontekiö municipality.

Lapland
Lapin maakunta
Lapplands landskap
Coat of arms of Lapland
Location of Lapland
Coordinates: 67°N 026°E / 67°N 26°E / 67; 26Coordinates: 67°N 026°E / 67°N 26°E / 67; 26
CountryFinland
CapitalRovaniemi
Area
 • Total98,984 km2 (38,218 sq mi)
Population
 (2013-12-31)
 • Total182,514
 • Density1.8/km2 (4.8/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
ISO 3166 codeFI-10
Websitewww.lapinliitto.fi/%20lapinliitto.fi
Symbols
MammalReindeer
BirdBluethroat
FishSalmon
FlowerGlobe-flower
LakeLake Inari
MineralGold

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ReferencesEdit

  1. Lappi:3:Pohjolan luonto, luonnonvarat ja ihminen, page 112, ISBN 951-23-2003-7 Finnish

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Lapland, Finland at Wikimedia Commons