Ostrobothnia

Ostrobothnia (Swedish: Österbotten, Finnish: Pohjanmaa) is a stretch of coastal Western Finland. The historic province of the same name has been split in parts; this is the one where Swedish-speakers are found.

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  • 63.121.6166666666671 Vaasa (Vasa) the regional capital
  • 63.66666666666722.71 Jakobstad / Pietarsaari, a nice small port town
  • 62.38472222222221.2222222222221 Kaskinen (Kaskö) ^mdash; Finland’s smallest town since its chartering in 1785
  • 62.27361111111121.3777777777781 Kristinestad / Kristiinankaupunki, with a lovely wooden old town
  • 63.51666666666722.5333333333331 Nykarleby / Uusikaarlepyy
  • 62.47361111111121.33751 Närpes / Närpiö, known for tomatoes and an archaic dialect

(The Swedish name in the first column, the Finnish in the latter. Links according to majority language.)

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