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Lapland
Lapin maakunta
Lapplands landskap
Region
Coat of arms of Lapland
Coat of arms
Location of Lapland
Country Finland
Area
 • Total 98,984 km2 (38,218 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)
 • Total 182,514
 • Density 1.843874/km2 (4.77561/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
ISO 3166 code FI-10
Website lapinliitto.fi
Symbols
Animal Reindeer
Bird Bluethroat
Fish Salmon
Flower Globe-flower

Finnish Lapland is the northest 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. The highest place is Halti hill, in the Enontekiö.

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