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Laponia

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Laponia is a national park system and a UNESCO World Heritage site in Norrbotten County, in the Lappland province in northern Sweden. It consists of four national parks: Sarek, Stora Sjöfallet, Muddus and Padjelanta.

Understand[edit]

Landscape in Sarek National Park

Laponia is the latinized form of Lappland. The area is shared between Gällivare, Jokkmokk and Arjeplog municipalities, near the border to Norway.

History[edit]

Landscape[edit]

Flora and fauna[edit]

Climate[edit]

Get in[edit]

Fees/Permits[edit]

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

The traditional habitat of the Sami people.

Do[edit]

Walk along Padjelantaleden or Kungsleden. See also Hiking in the Nordic countries.

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Eat[edit]

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

Lodging[edit]

Camping[edit]

Backcountry[edit]

Stay safe[edit]

See cold weather.

Go next[edit]

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