Pirkanmaa

Pirkanmaa (Swedish: Birkaland, also known as Tampere Region in government documents[1]), is a region of Finland. It borders the regions of Satakunta, South Ostrobothnia, Central Finland, Päijät-Häme, Kanta-Häme and Southwest Finland. Its total population is the second largest among Finland's regions after Uusimaa.

Pirkanmaa

Pirkanmaan maakunta
landskapet Birkaland
Coat of arms of Pirkanmaa
Coat of arms
Pirkanmaa on a map of Finland
Pirkanmaa on a map of Finland
Coordinates: 61°42′N 23°43′E / 61.700°N 23.717°E / 61.700; 23.717Coordinates: 61°42′N 23°43′E / 61.700°N 23.717°E / 61.700; 23.717
CountryFinland
Historical provinceSatakunta, Tavastia
CapitalTampere
Area
 • Total14,469.39 km2 (5,586.66 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total517,666
 • Density36/km2 (93/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
ISO 3166 codeFI-11
NUTS192
Regional birdWhite wagtail (Motacilla alba)
Regional fishAsp (Aspius aspius)
Regional flowerBird cherry (Prunus padus)
Websitepirkanmaa.fi

Historical provincesEdit

MunicipalitiesEdit

 
Tampere, the capital city of the Pirkanmaa region.

The region of Pirkanmaa is made up of 22 municipalities, of which 12 have city status (marked in bold).

PoliticsEdit

Results of the 2019 Finnish parliamentary election in Pirkanmaa:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Welcome to the Tampere Region". Council of Tampere Region. Archived from the original on 2015-11-25. Retrieved 2013-06-20.

External linksEdit