Category: Finland (en)

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Finland is a country in northern Europe bordering Sweden to the west, Norway to the north and Russia to the east. Estonia is south of Finland across the Gulf of Finland.

Profiles belonging to Finland should be categorised by the parish in which they were born, married or died. The parishes can be found as sub-categories of the Finnish regions.

Modern Finland consists of 19 regions called maakunta (landskap). These are the main categories below Finland.

MAAKUNTA - REGION - LANDSKAP MAAKUNTA - REGION - LANDSKAP
Ahvenanmaa - Åland Islands - Åland Päijät-Häme - Päijänne Tavastia - Päijänne-Tavastland
Etelä-Karjala - South Karelia - Södra Karelen Pirkanmaa - Pirkanmaa - Birkaland
Etelä-Pohjanmaa - Southern Ostrobothnia - Södra Österbotten Pohjanmaa - Ostrobothnia - Österbotten
Etelä-Savo - Southern Savonia - Södra Savolax Pohjois-Karjala - North Karelia - Norra Karelen
Kainuu - Kainuu - Kajanaland Pohjois-Pohjanmaa - Northern Ostrobothnia - Norra Österbotten
Kanta-Häme -Tavastia Proper - Egentliga Tavastland Pohjois-Savo - Northern Savonia - Norra Savolax
Keski-Pohjanmaa - Central Ostrobothnia - Mellersta Österbotten Satakunta - Satakunta - Satakunta
Keski-Suomi - Central Finland - Mellersta Finland Uusimaa - Uusimaa - Nyland
Kymenlaakso - Kymenlaakso - Kymmenedalen Varsinais-Suomi - Finland Proper - Egentliga Finland
Lappi - Lapland (Finland) - Lappland


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