Västerbotten

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Västerbotten
Coat of arms of Västerbotten
Sverigekarta-Landskap Västerbotten.svg
Coordinates: 65°00′N 17°30′E / 65.000°N 17.500°E / 65.000; 17.500Coordinates: 65°00′N 17°30′E / 65.000°N 17.500°E / 65.000; 17.500
CountrySweden Sweden
LandNorrland
CountyVästerbotten County
Area
 • Total15,093 km2 (5,827 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)[1]
 • Total210,679
 • Density14/km2 (36/sq mi)
Ethnicity
 • LanguageWestrobothnian
Culture
 • FlowerMoor-king Lousewort
 • AnimalCurlew
 • BirdHen Harrier
 • FishLamprey
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

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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