Päijänne Tavastie

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Päijänne Tavastia on a map o Finland

Päijänne Tavastia (Finnish: Päijät-Häme‎; Swadish: Päijänne Tavastland‎) is a region in Southern Finland south of the lake Päijänne. It borders the regions Uusimaa, Tavastia Proper, Pirkanmaa, Central Finland, Southern Savonia, Kymenlaakso, and Eastern Uusimaa.

Historical provinces[eedit | eedit soorce]

For history, geography an cultur see: Tavastie

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Main airticle: Municipalities o Päijänne Tavastia

There are 11 municipalities in Päijänne Tavastie. Ceeties an touns are marked in bauld.

Lahti Sub-region:

Heinola Sub-region:

Heraldry[eedit | eedit soorce]

Blazon: Azure, a mermaid an in dexter chief a cuckoo close Or.

In laymen's terms: The coat o airms sports a depiction o the auncient water goddess Vellamo as a mermaid, wi a cuckoo tae represent the influence o the numerous post-WW2 Karelian refugees in Lahti an the surroondin regions.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Media relatit tae Päijänne Tavastia at Wikimedie Commons

Coordinates: 61°15′N 25°50′E / 61.250°N 25.833°E / 61.250; 25.833