Mikkeli Province

The Mikkeli Province (Finnish: Mikkelin lääni, Swedish: S:t Michels län) was a province of Finland from 1831 to 1997. The province was named after the city of Mikkeli.

Mikkeli Province
Mikkelin lääni
S:t Michels län
Province of Finland
1831–1997
Coat of arms of Mikkeli
Coat of arms
CapitalMikkeli
Area 
• 1.1.1993
21,628 km2 (8,351 sq mi)
Population 
• 1.1.1993
207967
History 
• Established
1831
• Disestablished
1997
Preceded by
Succeeded by
County of Kymmenegård
Eastern Finland Province

Parts of the province were transferred to the Central Finland Province in 1960. In 1997 it was merged with Kuopio Province and Northern Karelia Province into the new Eastern Finland Province.

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Municipalities in 1997 (cities in bold)Edit

Former municipalities (disestablished before 1997)Edit

GovernorsEdit

Coordinates: 61°41′15″N 27°16′25″E / 61.6875°N 27.2736°E / 61.6875; 27.2736