Swedish Lapland

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Swedish Lappland
Coat of arms of Swedish Lappland
Coat of arms
Sverigekarta-Landskap Lappland.svg
CountrySweden
LandNorrland
CountiesVästerbotten County
Norrbotten County
Jämtland County
Area
 • Total109,702 km2 (42,356 sq mi)
Population
(2009)[1]
 • Total94,350
 • Density0.86/km2 (2.2/sq mi)
Ethnicity
 • LanguageSwedish, Saami
Culture
 • FlowerMountain avens
 • AnimalArctic fox
 • BirdBluethroat
 • FishSalvelinus
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Swedish Lapland (Swedish: Svenska Lappland) is a historical province in northern Sweden. Once covering all of Lapland, the eastern half was lost in 1809, becoming Finnish Lapland.

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