Könkämäeno

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Coordinates: 68°29′04″N 22°17′45″E / 68.48444°N 22.29583°E / 68.48444; 22.29583
Könkämäeno
Könkämäälven
River
Könkämäeno.JPG
Countries Finland, Sweden
Source Lake Kilpisjärvi
 - elevation 473 m (1,552 ft)
 - coordinates 68°56′17″N 20°51′01″E / 68.93806°N 20.85028°E / 68.93806; 20.85028
Mouth Muonio River
 - elevation 329 m (1,079 ft)
 - coordinates 68°29′04″N 22°17′45″E / 68.48444°N 22.29583°E / 68.48444; 22.29583
Length 150 km (93 mi) [1]

Könkämäeno (Swedish: Könkämäälven) is a river in Finland and Sweden in Finnish and Swedish Lapland. It forms the upper course of the Muonionjoki river, which begins where the Könkämäeno river meets the Lätäseno river. The river begins from Lake Kilpisjärvi and forms together with Muonionjoki and the lower course of Torne River the border between Sweden and Finland.

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  1. ^ "Könkämäälven". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 14 July 2010.  (subscription required)