Norrbotten

historical province in Sweden

Norrbotten is a historical province in northern Sweden. The history as an own province dates back until 1810, following hte establishment of Norrbotten County, and the coat of arms were adopted in 1995.

Norrbotten
Coat of arms of Norrbotten
Coat of arms
Sverigekarta-Landskap Norrbotten.svg
CountrySweden
LandNorrland
CountyNorrbotten County
Area
 • Land26,671 km2 (10,298 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)[1]
 • Total192,542
Ethnicity
 • LanguageSwedish
Culture
 • FlowerArctic raspberry
 • AnimalSiberian Jay
 • Bird
 • FishVendace
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

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