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Region of Uusimaa
Uudenmaan maakunta (Finnish)
Landskapet Nyland (Swedish)
Flag of Uusimaa
Coat of arms of Uusimaa
Anthem: Uusmaalaisten laulu
Uusimaa in red on a map of Finland
Uusimaa in red on a map of Finland
Coordinates: 60°15′N 24°30′E / 60.250°N 24.500°E / 60.250; 24.500
Historical provinceUusimaa
 • Regional MayorOssi Savolainen [fi]
 • President of the CouncilEero Heinäluoma
 • Total9,568 km2 (3,694 sq mi)
 (December 31, 2022)
 • Total1,734,000[1]
 • Density181/km2 (470/sq mi)
Demonym(s)uusmaalainen (Finnish)
nylänning (Swedish)
 • Total€105.831 billion (2022)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
ISO 3166 codeFI-18
– HDI (2021)0.960[3]
very high
Regional birdBlackbird
Regional fishZander
Regional flowerWindflower
Regional animalEuropean hedgehog
Regional stoneHornblende
Regional lakeLake Tuusula

Uusimaa (Finnish: [ˈuːsimɑː]; Swedish: Nyland, Finland Swedish: [ˈnyːlɑnd]; both lit. 'new land') is a region of Finland. It borders the regions of Southwest Finland, Tavastia Proper (Kanta-Häme), Päijänne Tavastia (Päijät-Häme), and Kymenlaakso. Finland's capital and largest city, Helsinki, along with the surrounding metropolitan area, are both contained in the region, and Uusimaa is Finland's most populous region. The population of Uusimaa is 1,734,000.

While predominantly Finnish-speaking, Uusimaa has the highest total number of native speakers of Swedish in Finland even at a much lower share than two other regions.

  1. ^ "Preliminary population structure by Month, Area, Sex, Age and Information". StatFin. Retrieved January 26, 2023.
  2. ^ "EU regions by GDP, Eurostat". Retrieved September 18, 2023.
  3. ^ "Sub-national HDI – Area Database – Global Data Lab". Retrieved September 13, 2018.

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