Pirkanmaa

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Pirkanmaa
Pirkanmaan maakunta
Birkalands landskap
Region

Coat of arms
Pirkanmaa on a map o Finland
Kintra Finland
Historical province Satakunta, Häme
Government
 • Regional Mayor Esa Halme
Area
 • Total 14,469.39 km2 (5,586.66 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 477,000
 • Density 33/km2 (85/sq mi)
NUTS 192
Regional bird White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)
Regional fish Asp (Aspius aspius)
Regional flouer Bird Cherry (Prunus padus)
Website pirkanmaa.fi

Pirkanmaa (Swadish: Birkaland‎), or the Tampere Region (offeecial Inglis name), is a region o Finland. It borders on the regions o Satakunta, Tavastie Proper, Päijänne Tavastie, Soothren Ostrobothnie an Central Finland.

As the name implies, the ceety o Tampere is the regional centre.

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Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Main airticle: Municipalities o Pirkanmaa

Pirkanmaa includes 22 municipalities o which 11 hae ceety status. The ceeties are marked in bauld in the follaein leet.

Alphabetical leet o municipalities in Pirkanmaa:

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Media relatit tae Pirkanmaa at Wikimedie Commons

Coordinates: 61°42′N 23°43′E / 61.700°N 23.717°E / 61.700; 23.717