Sodankylä is a municipality and town in . Sodankylä is situated in the heart of Finnish Lapland. It provides a perfect environment for both the active hiker and the person seeking peace, space and silence.

Popular Destinations

is a village in , .


is a ski resort in , , by Pyhä-Luosto National Park.

Landmarks in the Area

Airport terminal
Sodankylä Airfield is an airfield in , Lapland, , located 3 kilometres south-east of Sodankylä municipal centre. is situated 2½ km south of Sodankylä. Photo: Wikimedia, GFDL.

Military facility
The Jaeger Brigade is a unit of the Finnish Army. The unit is located in and in Finnish Lapland, some 130 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. is situated 3 km northwest of Sodankylä. Photo: Methem, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

Sodankylä is a municipality of . It is located in the region of Lapland, and lies at the northern end of Finnish national road 5. Photo: BishkekRocks, CC BY-SA 3.0.


Also Known As

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