Ostrobothnia, Österbotten (literally "East (of) Bottom / the Gulf of Bothnia") or Pohjanmaa (literally "Bottom land / soil / ground"), is a historical province to the north in Finland. It borders to Karelia, Savonia, Tavastia and Satakunda in the south, and to Westrobothnia and Laponia in the north. It is also bounded by Russia in the east and the Gulf of Bothnia in the west.
Map highlighting the location of Ostrobothnia
Ostrobothnia is divided between the administrative provinces of Western Finland, Uleåborg, and Lapland.
Main article: History of Ostrobothnia
Main article: Geography of Ostrobothnia
Main article: Culture of Ostrobothnia
Main article: Heraldry of Ostrobothnia
The arms is crowned by a count's coronet, though by Finnish tradition this more resembles a Swedish baron's coronet. Blazon: "Azure, six ermines courant argent, tail-tips sable."
|Historical provinces of Sweden and Finland | The Swedish Realm|
|Alandia | Angermannia | Bahusia | Blechingia | Dalecarlia | Dalia | Finland Proper | Gestricia | Gotlandia | Hallandia | Helsingia | Herdalia | Jemtia | Karelia | Laponia | Medelpadia | Nericia | Nylandia | Oelandia | Ostrobothnia | Ostrogothia | Satakunda | Savonia | Scania | Smalandia | Sudermannia | Tavastia | Uplandia | Wermelandia | Westmannia | Westrobothnia | Westrogothia|
|Lands of Sweden: Finland/Österlanden | Götaland | Norrland | Svealand|