Eastern Uusimaa

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Eastern Uusimaa
Itä-Uusimaa

Itä-Uudenmaan maakunta
landskapet Östra Nyland
Coat of arms of Eastern Uusimaa Itä-Uusimaa
Coat of arms
Eastern Uusimaa on a map of Finland
Eastern Uusimaa on a map of Finland
Coordinates: 60°30′N 26°00′E / 60.500°N 26.000°E / 60.500; 26.000Coordinates: 60°30′N 26°00′E / 60.500°N 26.000°E / 60.500; 26.000
CountryFinland
Historical provinceUusimaa
CapitalPorvoo
Area
 • Total2,800.28 km2 (1,081.19 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)
 • Total95,300
 • Density34/km2 (88/sq mi)
NUTS182
Regional birdSwallow (Hirundo rustica)
Regional fishTrout (Salmo trutta)
Regional flowerColtsfoot (Tussilago farfara)
Websiteita-uusimaa.fi

Eastern Uusimaa or, officially, Itä-Uusimaa[1] (Finnish: Itä-Uusimaa; Swedish: Östra Nyland; literally "Eastern New Land") was one of the 19 regions of Finland, until it consolidated with the region of Uusimaa on January 1, 2011.[2] It bordered the regions of Uusimaa, Päijänne Tavastia (Päijät-Häme) and Kymenlaakso.

Historical provinces[edit]

Municipalities[edit]

The region of Eastern Uusimaa was made up of seven municipalities, of which two had city status (marked in bold). Finnish names of the various municipalities are given in brackets next to the English-usage name.

* - transferred to the Helsinki sub-region of the Uusimaa region on 1 January, 2011

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.stat.fi/meta/luokitukset/maakunta/001-2010/index_en.html
  2. ^ "Valtioneuvosto päätti Uudenmaan ja Itä-Uudenmaan maakuntien yhdistämisestä" (in Finnish). Ministry of Finance. October 22, 2009. Archived from the original on August 7, 2011. Retrieved December 30, 2010.

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