Category: Uusimaa Region

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This category, Uusimaa Region, is the parent of parish categories in the geographical area that in modern day Finland is called Uusimaa Region. The name Uusimaa is used for both English and Finnish, in Swedish this area is called Nyland.

11 of the parishes in the Uusimaa (Nyland) Region used to belong to Itä-Uusimaa, ie. Eastern Uusimaa (at the peace treaty in Åbo 1743 eastern part of Uusimaa became Russian until 1811 when it was reunited with Finland).

The parishes in Uusimaa/Nyland is; Bromarv, Degerby, Espoo/Esbo, Fagervik, Helsingin pitäjä/Helsinge, Helsinki/Helsingfors, Ingå/Inkoo, Karis/Karjaa, Karjalohja/Karislojo, Karkkila (ent. Pyhäjärvi Ul)/Högfors, Kellokoski/Mariefors, Kirkkonummi/Kyrkslätt, Lohja/Lojo, Mustio/Svartå, Mäntsälä, Nummi, Nurmijärvi, Pohja/Pojo, Pornainen/Borgnäs, Pusula, Sammatti, Siuntio/Sjundeå, Snappertuna, Tammisaari/Ekenäs, Tenhola/Tenala, Tuusula/Tusby and Vihti - Vichtis.

The ones in eastern Uusimaa (Itä-Uusimaa) are; Alskola, Forsby, Lapinjärvi/Lappträsk, Liljendal, Loviisa/Lovisa, Myrskylä/Mörskom, Pernaja/Pernå, Porvoo/Borgå, Pukkila, Ruotsinpyhtää/Strömfors and Sipoo/Sibbo.

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