Ostrobothnia is a stretch of coastal Western Finland. The historic province of the same name has been split in parts; this is the one where Swedish-speakers are found.

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is a city on the west coast of . It received its charter in 1606, during the reign of Charles IX of Sweden and is named after the Royal House of Vasa. Photo: Jjtkk, Public domain.

is a town and municipality in Ostrobothnia, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is in Ostrobothnia in Western Finland. Photo: Västgöten, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a town and municipality of . It is located in the former province of Western Finland and is part of the Ostrobothnia region. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.


is a town in Ostrobothnia, . Like the inhabitants of and the locals have a reputation of stinginess which is the theme of the jokes. Photo: Zunter, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The is an archipelago in the narrowest part of the Gulf of Bothnia, between Finland and Sweden. Photo: Christine und Hagen Graf, CC BY 2.0.


Latitude of center
63.0833° or 63° 5' north
Longitude of center
22.1667° or 22° 10' east
19 metres (62 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Albanian: Ostrobothnia
  • Arabic: بوهيانما
  • Armenian: Օստրոբոտնիա (մարզ)
  • Armenian: Օստրոբոտնիա
  • Asturian: Ostrobotnia
  • Azerbaijani: Ostrobotniya (vilayət)
  • Azerbaijani: Ostrobotniya
  • Basque: Ostrobotnia eskualdea
  • Belarusian: Астработнія
  • Belarusian: Пох’янмаа
  • Bosnian: Ostrobotnija (regija)
  • Bosnian: Ostrobotnija
  • Catalan: Regió d'Ostrobòtnia
  • Catalan: Regió dOstrobòtnia
  • Cebuano: Pohjanmaa
  • Chinese: Ostrobothnia Tōa-khu
  • Chinese: 博滕區
  • Czech: Ostrobotnia
  • Czech: Pohjanmaa
  • Danish: Österbotten
  • Dutch: Österbotten
  • English: Ostrobothnia (region)
  • English: Ostrobothnia Region
  • English: Ostrobothnia region
  • English: Pohjanmaa
  • English: Österbotten
  • Esperanto: Ostrobotnio
  • Estonian: Pohjanmaa
  • Estonian: Pohjanmaa maakond
  • Finnish: Pohjanmaa
  • Finnish: Pohjanmaan Maakunta
  • Finnish: Pohjanmaan maakunta
  • Finnish: Österbotten
  • French: Ostrobotnie
  • Galician: Ostrobotnia
  • Georgian: ოსტრობოტნია
  • German: Pohjanmaa
  • German: Österbotten
  • Hebrew: אוסטרובוטניה
  • Hungarian: Pohjanmaa
  • Icelandic: Österbotten
  • Inari Sami: Tavepoođâeennâm eennâmkodde‎
  • Irish: An Ostrabóitne
  • Italian: Ostrobotnia
  • Japanese: オストロボスニア
  • Japanese: ポフヤンマー県
  • Komi-Permyak: Похьянма
  • Korean: 포흐얀마 지역
  • Lithuanian: Pohjanma
  • Manx: Österbotten
  • Min Nan Chinese: Ostrobothnia Tōa-khu
  • Northern Frisian: Österbotten
  • Northern Sami: Pohjanmaa eanangoddi
  • Norwegian: Österbotten
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Österbotten
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Österbotten
  • Persian: اوستروبوتنیا
  • Polish: Ostrobotnia
  • Polish: Pohjanmaa
  • Portuguese: Ostrobótnia
  • Romanian: Ostrobotnia
  • Russian: Остроботния
  • Scots: Ostrobothnie
  • Serbian: Ostrobotnija (okrug)
  • Serbian: Остроботнија (округ)
  • Serbian: Остроботнија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Ostrobotnija
  • Slovak: Pohjanmaa
  • Spanish: Ostrobotnia
  • Spanish: Región de Ostrobotnia
  • Swedish: Landskapet Österbotten
  • Swedish: Pohjanmaa
  • Swedish: Österbotten
  • Turkish: Ostrobothnia
  • Ukrainian: Пог'янмаа
  • Ukrainian: Погянмаа
  • Urdu: اوستروبوثنیہ
  • Western Panjabi: اوسٹروبوتھنیا
  • Wu Chinese: 博滕区

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