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Southern Savonia

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Southern Savonia

Southern Savonia
Etelä-Savon maakunta
Södra Savolax landskap
Region
Coat of arms of Southern Savonia
Coat of arms
Southern Savonia on a map of Finland
Southern Savonia on a map of Finland
Coordinates:
Country Finland
Historical province Savonia
Area
 • Total 18,768.33 km2 (7,246.49 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 152,518
 • Density 8.1/km2 (21/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code FI-04
NUTS 131
Regional bird golden oriole
Regional fish vendace
Regional flower water lily
Website esavo.fi

Southern Savonia (Finnish: Etelä-Savo; Swedish: Södra Savolax) is a region in the south-east of Finland. It borders on the regions Northern Savonia, North Karelia, South Karelia, Kymenlaakso, Päijänne Tavastia, and Central Finland. The total area of Southern Savonia is 18,768.33 km2 (7,246.5 sq mi), with a population 153,738 (2011).

Southern Savonia is located in the heart of the Finnish lake district, and is perhaps best known for Lake Saimaa. The two major towns in the region are Mikkeli and Savonlinna.

Contents

  • Historical provinces 1
  • Municipalities 2
  • Politics 3
  • Gallery 4
  • External links 5

Historical provinces

For history, geography and culture see: Savonia

Municipalities

Southern Savonia includes 14 municipalities listed below (towns marked in bold).

Politics

Results of the Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Southern Savonia:

Gallery

External links

  • Southern Savonia (official site).
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