Upper Norrland

Upper Norrland
Övre Norrland
National Area
Country  Sweden
Largest city Umeå
  Total 154,312 km2 (59,580 sq mi)
  Total 514,804
  Density 3.3/km2 (8.6/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code SE08

Upper Norrland (Swedish: Övre Norrland) is a National Area (Swedish: Riksområde) of Sweden. The National Areas are a part of the Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS) of Sweden.


Övre Norrland is the northernmost region of Sweden and forms part of Sápmi (Lapland). It is the Sweden's largest region by area. It borders Norway, Finland, and the riksområde of Middle Norrland.

The most populous cities are Umeå, Luleå, Skellefteå, Piteå and Boden.


Upper Norrland includes 2 counties:

See also

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