Finnish Lapland

Finnish Lapland is the Arctic far north in , strictly defined as the province of the same name, but in practice starting near the Arctic Circle.

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in the "arm" of is the most popular of the wilderness areas in .

Pöyrisjärvi is a wilderness area in in north-western by the lake with the same name, by the border.

is the biggest national park in , covering some 2.860 km² in and in .


is a large sparsely populated municipality in the north-western arm of .

is the capital of . , the business centre of Finnish Lapland since the 19th century, was razed to the ground by the Germans in the final days of World War II with only a handful of buildings left standing.

is a largish winter sports center in high up in , some 250 km north of the Arctic Circle and nearly 1000 kilometers away from the southern capital .

is in , on the border between Forest-Lapland and Fell-Lapland.

Muotkatunturit is a wilderness area in and in northern , where one can enjoy silence and be alone with the nature.

is a municipality and town in .

is a city in , by the border to Sweden.

is a municipality and a small village in , on the shore of Lake .

is a village in , in the municipality of .

is one of the largest winter sport resorts in .

is a municipality in . The best known destinations here are the ski resort, in the west and in the north.

is a municipality in . is renowned for its large water areas and as home of Pentik Oy interior design company.

is a town in , at the northernmost tip of the Gulf of Bothnia.

is the main village of the municipality with the same name, in northernmost .

is a village in , in the municipality .

is a town in . It is the administrative centre for the municipality of Inari, with half the population and e.g.

is in . It is the north-eastern railhead for passenger traffic.

is a municipality in , best known as the northernmost railhead in , with overnight trains from southern Finland.

is a popular ski resort in the municipality of in .

is in and is situated at the top of and the EU, 510 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle, in the municipality .

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English: Lapland Region, Finnish: Lapin Maakunta, Finnish: Lappi, French: Laponie finlandaise, German: Lappland, Irish: An Laplainn, Italian: Lapponia finlandese, Norwegian: Lappland, Portuguese: Lapónia, Romanian: Laponia, Russian: Лапландия, Russian: Лаппи, Spanish: Laponia, Spanish: Región de Laponia Finlandesa, Swedish: Landskapet Lappland, Swedish: Lappland
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