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Laponia (historical province of Finland)

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Laponia (historical province of Finland)

Laponia (Finnish: Lappi) is a historical Finnish Province in the north of Finland. The present-day Finnish region, modern province of Lapland contains also an Ostrobothnian area outside of the historical Laponia. The historical province formed a part of a larger Swedish historical province of Laponia before Finland was ceded to Russia in 1809.

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