Central Ostrobothnia

Central Ostrobothnia (Finnish: Keski-Pohjanmaa; Swedish: Mellersta Österbotten) is a region in Finland. It borders the regions of Ostrobothnia, North Ostrobothnia, Central Finland and South Ostrobothnia.

Central Ostrobothnia

Keski-Pohjanmaan maakunta
landskapet Mellersta Österbotten
Flag of Central Ostrobothnia
Flag
Coat of arms of Central Ostrobothnia
Coat of arms
Central Ostrobothnia on a map of Finland
Central Ostrobothnia on a map of Finland
CountryFinland
Historical provinceOstrobothnia
CapitalKokkola
Area
 • Total5,706.39 km2 (2,203.25 sq mi)
Population
 (2013)
 • Total68,677
 • Density12/km2 (31/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
ISO 3166 codeFI-07
NUTS1A1
Regional birdSkylark (Alauda arvensis)
Regional flowerBluebell (Harebell)
Websitekeski-pohjanmaa.fi

Historical provincesEdit

Regional councilEdit

MunicipalitiesEdit

The region of Central Ostrobothnia is made up of eight municipalities, of which two have city status (marked in bold).

HeraldryEdit

PoliticsEdit

Results of the 2019 Finnish parliamentary election in Central Ostrobothnia:

GalleryEdit

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Coordinates: 63°30′N 24°15′E / 63.500°N 24.250°E / 63.500; 24.250