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-Pohjanmaa  (Finnish)
Mellersta Österbotten  (Swedish)
Region of Central Ostrobothnia
Keski-Pohjanmaan maakunta
Landskapet Mellersta Österbotten
Flag of Central Ostrobothnia
Coat of arms of Central Ostrobothnia
Central Ostrobothnia on a map of Finland
Central Ostrobothnia on a map of Finland
Coordinates: 63°30′N 24°15′E / 63.500°N 24.250°E / 63.500; 24.250Coordinates: 63°30′N 24°15′E / 63.500°N 24.250°E / 63.500; 24.250
CountryFinland
Historical provinceOstrobothnia
CapitalKokkola
Area
 • Total5,706.39 km2 (2,203.25 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total68,158
 • 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

MunicipalitiesEdit

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

PoliticsEdit

Results of the 2019 Finnish parliamentary election in Central Ostrobothnia:

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