Karasjok

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Karasjok is a town in Finnmark in Northern Norway. It is the capital of the Sami people in Norway, and home to the Sámediggi, the Sami parliament.

Understand[edit]

Karasjok sits in the interior of the wide Finnmark county. The observation site there holds most of the record low temperatures in Norway, for instance the coldest ever recorded is -51,4°C. Even in the month of May -23°C has been recorded, and in August -9°C. Annual average is -2.4°C. Summer months are usually pleasently warm however with a July average 13.4°C. There is very little precipitation, annual average is around 300 mm making it one of the driest areas in Europe.

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

The nearest airport is at Lakselv

By bus[edit]

Get around[edit]

The town is small and possible to see by foot.

See[edit]

  • Sámediggi - the Sami parliament.

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Go next[edit]

  • Kautokeino in the middle of the Finnmarksvidda plateau.
Routes through Karasjok
KirkenesUtsjoki  N Tabliczka E6.svg S  LakselvNarvik


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