Regional State Administrative Agency for Eastern Finland

The Regional State Administrative Agency for Eastern Finland is one of the six Regional State Administrative Agencies. Its administrative area consists of three regions, 14 districts and 65 municipalities.[1]


North Karelia North Karelia (Pohjois-Karjala/Norra Karelen)
North Savonia Northern Savonia (Pohjois-Savo/Norra Savolax)
South Savonia Southern Savonia (Etelä-Savo/Södra Savolax)


  1. ^ "Tervetuloa aluehallintoviraston verkkosivuille!" (in Finnish). State Provincial Office. Archived from the original on March 15, 2012. Retrieved June 9, 2012.
Regional State Administrative Agency

The Regional State Administrative Agencies (Finnish: aluehallintovirasto, Swedish: regionförvaltningsverk) are a set of top-level regional organs of the state of Finland, mainly in charge of basic public services and legal permits. Six agencies took over some of the tasks of the earlier provinces of Finland, which were abolished at the end of 2009. A seventh agency in the autonomous Åland Islands is named the State Department of Åland.

The agencies themselves do not constitute a subdivision of Finland (ISO 3166-2:FI); instead, the first-level subdivisions are the regions of Finland. The other important set of top-level regional state agencies are the Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ely-keskus).

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