West Coast

The West Coast of Finland is a geographically flat region bordering the Gulf of Bothnia. Being the westernmost part of Finland, this is where western influences such as Christianity first arrived in Finland.

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is the oldest city and former capital of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a region in Western Finland with a population of 480 000. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The , Finnish Saaristomeri, Swedish Skärgårdshavet, is the part of the Baltic Sea between the main islands of and the mainland. Photo: Argus fin, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a region of Western Finland. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.


is a stretch of coastal Western Finland. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

is a region of , part of the former Western Finland Province. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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

West Coast

Latitude of center
62.0679° or 62° 4' 4.4" north
Longitude of center
22.8845° or 22° 53' 4.3" east

Also Known As

  • English: West Coast (Finland)
  • French: Finlande occidentale
  • German: Westfinnland
  • Greek: Δυτική Φινλανδία
  • Italian: Costa occidentale finlandese
  • Russian: Остроботния

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