Finnish Lakeland

Finnish Lakeland comprises the eastern and central parts of the country. Finland is known as the country of a thousand lakes, and this is the region where most of them are located.

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, is a region of . It borders the regions of , , , , and . Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

Southern Savonia or, officially, South Savo is a region in the south-east of . Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

is a historic province and modern administrative region in the Finnish Lakeland. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

is a region in eastern . It borders the regions of , North Savo, South Savo and , as well as . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.


is a province in the Finnish Lakeland, north of proper, but with connecting waterways. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

is a lake in south-eastern . At 1,147 km², it is the largest lake in Finland, and the fifth largest in . Photo: Freiermensch, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Finnish Lakeland

Latitude of center
62° or 62° north
Longitude of center
27° or 27° east
Open­Street­Map ID
node 5545215823
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Also Known As

  • Basque: Finlandiako Aintziren Eskualdea
  • Chinese: 芬兰湖区
  • Chinese: 芬蘭湖區
  • Czech: Finská jezerní plošina
  • Czech: Karelofinská jezerní plošina
  • Danish: Finske søområde
  • Dutch: Finse Merenvlakte
  • English: Finnish lake district
  • Finnish: Järvi-Suomi
  • French: Région des lacs de Finlande
  • German: Finnische Seenplatte
  • Greek: Φινλανδική περιοχή των λιμνών
  • Hebrew: אזור האגמים הפיני
  • Hungarian: Finn-tóvidék
  • Italian: Finlandia lacustre
  • Japanese: フィンランド湖水地方
  • Polish: Pojezierze Fińskie
  • Russian: Финские озёра
  • Swedish: Insjöfinland

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