Västerbotten

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Västerbotten

Coat of arms
Country Sweden Sweden
Land Norrland
County Västerbotten County
Area
 • Total 15,093 km2 (5,827 sq mi)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 210,679
 • Density 13.9587/km2 (36.1529/sq mi)
Ethnicity
 • Language Westrobothnian
Culture
 • Flower Moor-king Lousewort
 • Animal Curlew
 • Bird Hen Harrier
 • Fish Lamprey
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Västerbotten is a historical province in northern Sweden. Until the Finnish War of 1808-1809, it also consisted of parts of what later would become Finnish Lapland.

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