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Lapland
Lapin maakunta
Lapplands landskap
Region

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Coordinates: 67°N 26°E / 67°N 026°E / 67; 026Coordinates: 67°N 26°E / 67°N 026°E / 67; 026
Country Finland
Capital Rovaniemi
Area
 • Total 98,984 km2 (38,218 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)
 • Total 182,514
 • Density 1.843874/km2 (4.77561/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
ISO 3166 code FI-10

Finnish Lapland is the northest region of Finland. It used to be the eastern half of Swedish Lapland. The region to the south is Northern Ostrobothnia. The largest lake in the region is Inarijärvi.[1] The highest place is is Halti hill, in the Enontekiö.

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References

  1. Lappi:3:Pohjolan luonto, luonnonvarat ja ihminen, page 112, ISBN 951-23-2003-7 Finnish

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