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Lapland, Finland

Lapland is one of 18 primary administrative regions in Finland with a population of approximately 182,885 people.

Facts and figures on Lapland at a glance

Region name: Lapland (Lappi)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 182,885 people
Country: Finland
Continent: Europe

The regional headquarters of Lapland (Lappi) is located in the regional capital Rovaniemi (Rovaniemi) with a population of 34,781 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Lapland's regional capital Rovaniemi to Finland's capital Helsinki (Helsinki) is approximately 707 km (439 mi).

Facts and figures about Lapland
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Lapland Lappi182,885 peopleRovaniemi Rovaniemi34,781 people

Compare with other regions in Finland.

Map of Lapland

Map of Lapland

Information on Lapland

Information on Lapland
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Lapland LappiRovaniemi Rovaniemi6FinlandEurope

Time in Lapland

Time in Lapland
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Fri, 27 May 2022 - 6:59amIn effect (+1 hour)Fri, 27 May 2022 - 5:59amGMT UTC +3.0Europe/Helsinki

Geographic coordinates of Lapland

Latitude & Longitude of Lapland
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map67°45'00.0"N (67.7500000°)26°30'00.0"E (26.5000000°)

Subregions in Lapland

There are 6 administrative subregions in Lapland.
Subregions in Lapland
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Itae-Lappi Itä-Lappi1.---
Kemi-Tornio Kemi-Tornio2.---
Pohjois-Lappi Pohjois-Lappi3.---
Rovaniemi Rovaniemi4.-Rovaniemi Rovaniemi34,781
Torniolaakso Torniolaakso5.---
Tunturi-Lappi Tunturi-Lappi6.---

External sources of information on Lapland

Lapland on Wikipedia