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Not to be confused with Antananarivo (Tana) in Madagascar or Tanna in Vanuatu.

Tana (Sámi: Deatnu) is a municipality in Finnmark, named after the main river of Finnmark, Europe's most important salmon river. It's an important hub in the area, right across the border from Finland, and a centre of Sami culture. The main village, Tana bru, is named after the famous bridge of E6 over the river.

Get in[edit]

Tana bridge

By plane[edit]

The closest airports are in Kirkenes (KKN IATA), Lakselv (LKL IATA) and Ivalo (IVL IATA).

By coach[edit]

There are coach services by the E6 through Tana bru. In summer (?) there are also daily coaches to Finland, via Utsjoki to Rovaniemi.

Get around[edit]



  • Salmon fishing






Go next[edit]

Routes through Tana
NarvikKarasjok  SW  SE  Kirkenes
VardøVadsø  N  S  UtsjokiRovaniemi

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