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Ostrobothnia is the area around [[Vaasa]] on the western coast of [[Finland]]. The majority of people here are Swedish-speaking although a few places have a Finnish-speaking majority. The area is dominated by agrarian culture in difference to the forestry dominated inland. Historically Ostrobothnia was hit hard in the end of 1800 when thousands of people left to emigrate to America.
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Ostrobothnia is a region centered around [[Vaasa]] on the west coast of [[Finland]] consisting of 17 municipalities. It borders with the regions [[Central Ostrobothnia]], [[Southern Ostrobothnia]] and [[Satakunta]]. The majority of people here are Swedish-speaking although a few places have a Finnish-speaking majority. The area is dominated by agrarian culture in difference to the forestry dominated inland. Historically Ostrobothnia was hit hard by bad economic conditions and famine during the 19th cenury and thousands of people left to emigrate to America.
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Revision as of 06:13, 29 July 2007

Ostrobothnia (Finnish: Pohjanmaa, Swedish: Österbotten) is in Finland, Central Finland.

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Ostrobothnia is a region centered around Vaasa on the west coast of Finland consisting of 17 municipalities. It borders with the regions Central Ostrobothnia, Southern Ostrobothnia and Satakunta. The majority of people here are Swedish-speaking although a few places have a Finnish-speaking majority. The area is dominated by agrarian culture in difference to the forestry dominated inland. Historically Ostrobothnia was hit hard by bad economic conditions and famine during the 19th cenury and thousands of people left to emigrate to America.

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  • Trains to Vaasa, Kokkola and Bennäs (the railway station of Jakobstad and Pedersöre, bus connection to central Jakobstad).
  • Buses along the road 8.
  • Car.
  • Ferry to Vaasa from Umeå

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