Eastern Uusimaa

Eastern Uusimaa or, officially, Itä-Uusimaa[1] (Finnish: Itä-Uusimaa; Swedish: Östra Nyland; literally "Eastern New Land") was one of the 19 regions of Finland, until it consolidated with the region of Uusimaa on January 1, 2011.[2] It bordered the regions of Uusimaa, Päijänne Tavastia (Päijät-Häme) and Kymenlaakso.

Eastern Uusimaa
Itä-Uusimaa
Itä-Uudenmaan maakunta
landskapet Östra Nyland
Coat of arms of Eastern Uusimaa Itä-Uusimaa
Eastern Uusimaa on a map of Finland
Eastern Uusimaa on a map of Finland
Coordinates: 60°30′N 26°00′E / 60.500°N 26.000°E / 60.500; 26.000Coordinates: 60°30′N 26°00′E / 60.500°N 26.000°E / 60.500; 26.000
CountryFinland
Historical provinceUusimaa
CapitalPorvoo
Area
 • Total2,800.28 km2 (1,081.19 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)
 • Total95,300
 • Density34/km2 (88/sq mi)
NUTS182
Regional birdSwallow (Hirundo rustica)
Regional fishTrout (Salmo trutta)
Regional flowerColtsfoot (Tussilago farfara)
Websiteita-uusimaa.fi

Historical provincesEdit

MunicipalitiesEdit

The region of Eastern Uusimaa was made up of seven municipalities, of which two had city status (marked in bold). Finnish names of the various municipalities are given in brackets next to the English-usage name.

* - transferred to the Helsinki sub-region of the Uusimaa region on 1 January, 2011

NotesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.stat.fi/meta/luokitukset/maakunta/001-2010/index_en.html
  2. ^ "Valtioneuvosto päätti Uudenmaan ja Itä-Uudenmaan maakuntien yhdistämisestä" (in Finnish). Ministry of Finance. October 22, 2009. Archived from the original on August 7, 2011. Retrieved December 30, 2010.

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