Northern Finland

Northern Finland is the northernmost part of . Administratively it comprises and the provinces of and Northern Ostrobothnia.

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is the Arctic far north in , strictly defined as the province of the same name, but in practice starting near the Arctic Circle. Photo: MattiPaavola, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city and municipality of 208,939 inhabitants in the region of , . Photo: Estormiz, CC0.

is a city and municipality of . It is the administrative capital and commercial centre of Finland's northernmost province, Lapland. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

is a large, sparsely populated municipality in the north-western arm of . Photo: Ximonic, GFDL.


The is in Northern Finland and consists of the western, coastal part of Northern Ostrobothnia. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Kainuu is a region in Northern Finland. For practical purposes, the easternmost parts of Northern Ostrobothnia are also included in this article. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

The is in Northern Finland. This flat region doesn't contain any large cities or well-known sights so most people just pass through it when traveling between northern and southern Finland. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a large national park in Northern Finland, near the border with Russia. Photo: Timo Newton-Syms, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Northern Finland

Latitude of center
66.14° or 66° 8' 24" north
Longitude of center
27° or 27° east

Also Known As

  • Belarusian: Паўночная Фінляндыя
  • Finnish: Pohjois-Suomi
  • Finnish: Pohjois Suomi
  • French: Finlande septentrionale
  • Greek: Βόρεια Φινλανδία
  • Hebrew: צפון פינלנד
  • Italian: Finlandia settentrionale
  • Russian: Северная Финляндия
  • Swedish: Norra Finland

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