Central Finland

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Central Finland
Keski-Suomen maakunta
Mellersta Finlands landskap
Region

Coat of arms
Central Finland on a map of Finland
Coordinates: 62°30′N 025°30′E / 62.5°N 25.5°E / 62.5; 25.5Coordinates: 62°30′N 025°30′E / 62.5°N 25.5°E / 62.5; 25.5
Country Finland
Historical province Tavastia, Satakunta area_total_km2 = 19950.38
Population (2013)
 • Total 275,491
NUTS 193
Regional bird Capercaillie
Regional fish -
Regional flower Oxeye daisy

Central Finland, Keski-Suomi, is a region of Finland with about 270,000 inhabitants. Neighbouring regions are Pirkanmaa, Southern Ostrobothnia, Central Ostrobothnia, Northern Ostrobothnia, Northern Savonia, Southern Savonia and Päijänne Tavastia.

Municipalities[change | change source]

There are 27 municipalities in Central Finland. Cities and towns are marked in bold.