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North Ostrobothnia
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan maakunta
landskapet Norra Österbotten
Region
Flag of North Ostrobothnia
Flag
Coat of arms of North Ostrobothnia
Coat of arms
Northern Ostrobothnia on a map of Finland
Northern Ostrobothnia on a map of Finland
Country Finland
Historical province Ostrobothnia
Area
 • Total 37,149.23 km2 (14,343.40 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 403,287
 • Density 10.855864/km2 (28.11656/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
ISO 3166 code FI-14
NUTS 1A2
Regional song Kymmenen Virran Maa (The Land of Ten Mighty Streams)
Regional animal Stoat (Mustela erminea)
Regional bird Common crane (Grus grus)
Regional fish Common whitefish (Coregonus lavaretus)
Regional flower Marsh Labrador tea (Rhododendron tomentosum)
Regional rock Schist
Finland regions Pohjois-Pohjanmaa
Location
Pohjoispohjanmaa-en
Municipalities

Northern Ostrobothnia, Pohjois-Pohjanmaa is a region in Finland. Regions around of Northern Ostrobothnia are Finnish Lapland, Kainuu, Northern Savonia, Central Finland and Central Ostrobothnia.

As of November 2013 there were over 400,000 people living there. It is one of the largest regions in Finland.

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