The province of Ångermanland is located along the coast of the Bothnian Sea, most of this coast is known as the High Coast and is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage List.
This was for a long time the northern-most province of Sweden. There are still today several old fishing villages to be found here along the coast, these did earlier have seasonal inhabitants from more southern parts of Sweden.
Ångermanland has today around 131.000 inhabitants, most of which are living in and around the largest towns of Härnösand and Örnsköldsvik. The province is split into two cultural regions. Sunnanskogs is the southern part that includes the area of Härnösand as well as Kramfors and Sollefteå. Then there is Nolaskogs in the north, which is the area around Örsköldsvik together with Nordmaling and Bjurholm.
Largest City: Örnsköldsvik
Province Flower: “Styvmorsviol”, Wild pansy (Viola tricolor)
Province Animal: Eurasian beaver