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Swedish Lappland
Coat of arms of Swedish Lappland
Coat of arms
Sverigekarta-Landskap Lappland.svg
Country Sweden
Land Norrland
Counties Västerbotten County
Norrbotten County
Jämtland County
Area
 • Total 109,702 km2 (42,356 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 94,350
 • Density 0.86006/km2 (2.22754/sq mi)
Ethnicity
 • Language Swedish, Saami
Culture
 • Flower Mountain avens
 • Animal Arctic fox
 • Bird Bluethroat
 • Fish Salvelinus
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Swedish Lapland (Swedish: Svenska Lappland) is a historical province in northern Sweden. Once covering all of Lapland, the eastern half was lost in 1809, becoming Finnish Lapland.

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