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The Region of South Karelia is a region (maakunta / landskap) of Finland. It borders to the regions of Kymenlaakso, Southern Savonia, North Karelia and to Russia. The term "South Karelia" might also be used to refer to the southern parts of the entire Karelia — the Region of South Karelia is termed "South" because it is the southernmost part of Karelia on Finnish territory.
For History, Geography and Culture see: Karelia
Main article: South Karelia Regional Council
Main article: Municipalities of South Karelia
South Karelia is divided into 14 municipalities.
Main article: Heraldry of Karelia
The coat of arms of South Karelia is composed of the arms of Karelia.
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