Norrbotten County

Norrbotten County, Norrbottens län, is the northernmost part of , . Bordering to and it covers 100 000 square kilometres (nearly a quarter of Sweden's total area and larger than countries such as and ), from the tall mountains in the west, to the coast and archipelagoes in the east.

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in is 's northernmost city and home to 18,000 citizens.

is a national park system of 9,400 km² and a UNESCO World Heritage site in , in the Lappland province in northern Sweden.

is a city in , on Sweden's easternmost point.

Kebnekaise is the tallest mountain in , at 2,093 metres above sea level.


Kiruna in is 's northernmost municipality, Kiruna kommun, with 23,000 inhabitants.

, Sami Váhčir, is a mining town in in northern , and an important railway junction as the ending point of Inlandsbanan and an important stop on the Malmbanan railway to .

, also called Lule, is the seat of in northern .

is a village in the municipality of .

, called Pite by locals, is a town in in northern .

is a town of around 28 000 inhabitants located along the Lule River in , 35 kilometres north-west of .

is a small town in in the province of in , , by the Finnish border.

is in in Sweden. is a central place for the surrounding region, largest within 100 km distance.

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