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.
Photo: PetrVod, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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is the capital of Finnish Lapland. Since a merger with the surrounding countryside, the municipality covers a huge area. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

is a large, sparsely populated municipality in the north-western arm of Finnish Lapland. Photo: Ximonic, GFDL.

is a town in Finnish Lapland, at the northernmost tip of the Gulf of Bothnia. Photo: Art of Backpacking, CC BY 2.0.

is a municipality and a town of same name in Finnish Lapland. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

Destinations

is a city and municipality in Lapland, Finland. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

is a municipality in Finnish Lapland. The best known destinations here are the ski resort at Sirkka, in the west and in the north. Photo: Janne Karaste, CC BY 2.0.

is a municipality of . It is located in the province of Lapland. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

is a village in the municipality of the same name in Finnish Lapland, on the shore of Lake . Photo: Tsui, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a national park in Finnish Lapland. Photo: MattiPaavola, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a municipality in south-east Finnish Lapland.

is a town in Finnish Lapland. It is the administrative centre for the municipality of Inari, with half the population and e.g. the health care centre. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

is the main village of the municipality with the same name, in northernmost Finnish Lapland. Photo: Henri Bergius, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a municipality and a town of the same name in southern Finnish Lapland. Photo: Rorolinus, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a municipality in Finnish Lapland. Most visitors head to the main destinations: 1 or 2 Olostunturi ski resort. Photo: Jvuollo, Public domain.

is a municipality in the southeast corner of Finnish Lapland, renowned for its large water areas and as home of Pentik Oy interior design company. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

is a municipality in central Finnish Lapland. and holiday resort are where most visitors are heading to and where most servicies are. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is a municipality and a town of the same name by the Tornio river in western Finnish Lapland. Photo: Str4nd, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a municipality in Finnish Lapland. Having the area 6,496.50 km², more than twice the size of , but only 1,000 inhabitants, it is the least densely populated municipality in Finland. Photo: JIP, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a municipality in Finnish Lapland, best known as the northernmost railhead in , with overnight trains from southern Finland. Photo: Heikki Immonen, CC BY 3.0.

is a town and municipality in Finnish Lapland, in the Tornionjoki river valley. Photo: Arto Alanenpää, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a rural municipality in southwest Finnish Lapland.

is a small municipality in southwest Finnish Lapland.

is the biggest national park in , covering some 2.860 km² in and in Finnish Lapland. Photo: Ilona1001, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is one of the biggest winter sport resorts in . Photo: Kallerna, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a largish winter sports centre in the municipality of high up in Finnish Lapland, some 250 km north of the Arctic Circle and nearly 1000 km away from the southern capital . Photo: tjsalo, CC BY 2.0.

Muotkatunturit is a wilderness area in and in northern Finnish Lapland, where one can enjoy silence and be alone with the nature. Photo: LPfi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

in the municipality of , in the "head" of , is famous for its vast gorge valley. Photo: Lakkahillo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a popular ski resort in the municipality of in Finnish Lapland. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is in Finnish Lapland, on the border between Forest-Lapland and Fell-Lapland. Photo: hti, CC BY 3.0.

is in Finnish Lapland and is situated at the top of and the EU, 510 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle, in the municipality . Photo: Htm, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is in the southern part of Finnish Lapland near . Photo: Matkailuneuvonta, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a national park in the municipalities of , and in Finnish Lapland. Photo: Trainthh, CC BY-SA 3.0.

and Näätämö are villages north of Lake Inari in Finnish Lapland, with mostly Skolt Saami population. Photo: MattiPaavola, CC BY-SA 3.0.

or Pyhätunturi is a holiday resort and skiing centre mostly in the municipality in Finnish Lapland. Photo: Trainthh, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a village in Finnish Lapland, in the municipality of . Photo: Peter Van den Bossche, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Finnish Lapland

Latitude of center
67.75° or 67° 45' north
Longitude of center
26.5° or 26° 30' east
Population
183,000
Elevation
246 metres (807 feet)
Geo­Names ID
830603

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Lapland
  • Albanian: Lapland
  • Arabic: Lapland
  • Arabic: إقليم لابي
  • Armenian: Լապլանդիա
  • Asturian: Laponia finlandesa
  • Azerbaijani: Laplandiya (Finlandiya)
  • Azerbaijani: Laplandiya
  • Basque: Lappi
  • Belarusian: Лапландыя
  • Belarusian: Ляпляндыя
  • Bosnian: Laponija (Finska)
  • Bosnian: Laponija
  • Breton: Lappi
  • Bulgarian: Лапландия
  • Catalan: Província de Lapònia
  • Cebuano: Lappi (lalawigan)
  • Cebuano: Lappi
  • Chinese: Lapland Tōa-khu
  • Chinese: 拉普蘭區
  • Czech: Laponsko
  • Danish: Lapin maakunta
  • Danish: Lappi
  • Dutch: Fins Lapland
  • Dutch: Lapland
  • English: Lapland
  • English: Lapland Region
  • English: Lappi
  • English: Lappi region
  • English: Lappland
  • Esperanto: Finna Laponio
  • Esperanto: Laponia gubernio
  • Estonian: Lapi maakond
  • Finnish: Lapin maakunta
  • Finnish: Lappi
  • Finnish: Lappland
  • French: Laponie
  • French: Laponie finlandaise
  • Galician: Laponia, Finlandia
  • Georgian: ლაპლანდია
  • German: Lappi
  • German: Lappland
  • Hebrew: לפלנד
  • Hungarian: Lappföld
  • Icelandic: Lappland (Finnland)
  • Inari Sami: Laapi eennâmkodde
  • Indonesian: Laplandia, Finlandia
  • Irish: An Laplainn
  • Irish: Laplainn na Fionlainne
  • Italian: Regione della Lapponia
  • Japanese: ラッピ県
  • Komi-Permyak: Лаппи
  • Korean: 라피 지역
  • Latin: Lapponia
  • Latvian: Lapzeme
  • Limburgan: Lapland
  • Lithuanian: Lapija
  • Luxembourgish: Provënz Lappland
  • Luxembourgish: Regioun Lappland
  • Macedonian: Лапонија
  • Malay: Lapland, Finland
  • Manx: Yn Laplann, Finnlynn
  • Mazanderani: لاپلند
  • Min Nan Chinese: Lapland Tōa-khu
  • Northern Frisian: Lapplun (Lunskap uun Finlun)
  • Northern Frisian: Lapplun
  • Northern Sami: Lappi eanangoddi
  • Norwegian: Lappland
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Lappland (Finland)
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Lappland
  • Persian: لاپلند (فنلاند)
  • Persian: لاپلند
  • Polish: Laponia
  • Portuguese: Lapónia
  • Portuguese: Lapônia
  • Romanian: Laponia
  • Russian: Лапландия
  • Russian: Лаппи
  • Scots: Lapland
  • Serbian: Лапонија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Lapland
  • Sicilian: Lapponia
  • Slovak: Laponsko
  • Spanish: Laponia
  • Spanish: Laponia finlandesa
  • Spanish: Región de Laponia Finlandesa
  • Swedish: Finska Lappland
  • Swedish: Landskapet Lappland
  • Swedish: Lappi
  • Swedish: Lappland, Finland
  • Swedish: Lappland
  • Turkish: Laponya
  • Turkish: Lappi
  • Ukrainian: Лапландія
  • Urdu: لاپلند
  • Venetian: Laponia
  • Vietnamese: Lapland
  • Waray (Philippines): Lapland (rehiyon)
  • Western Panjabi: لاپ لینڈ
  • Wu Chinese: 拉普兰区
  • Lapponia finlandese

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