Karunki

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Karunki
Karunki is located in Finland
Karunki
Karunki
Coordinates: 66°02′N 24°1′E / 66.033°N 24.017°E / 66.033; 24.017Coordinates: 66°02′N 24°1′E / 66.033°N 24.017°E / 66.033; 24.017
Country Finland
Province Lapland
Region Lapland
Municipality Tornio
Population (31 December 2012)[1]
 • Total 483
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Karunki is a locality situated in Tornio Municipality, Lapland, Finland with 483 inhabitants in 2012.

Karunki is located at the Torne river in where the border to Sweden goes. On the Swedish side of the river, oppostite to Karunki, the village Karungi (pop 232) is located. There is no bridge here, but crossing the river is done by boat or on the ice. These two villages have a common history since before the national border was drawn in the river, through the village, in 1809.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012.