Pieljekaise National Park

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Pieljekaise National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Pieljekaise rozcesti.jpg
Above Jäckvik on Kungsleden trail
Location Norrbotten County, Sweden
Coordinates 66°20′N 16°44′E / 66.333°N 16.733°E / 66.333; 16.733Coordinates: 66°20′N 16°44′E / 66.333°N 16.733°E / 66.333; 16.733
Area 153.4 km2 (59.2 sq mi)[1]
Established 1909[1]
Governing body Naturvårdsverket
Pieljekaise is number 7 on the map

Pieljekaise is a Swedish National Park. It lies about 10 km (6 mi) south of Jäkkvik in Arjeplog Municipality, Lappland. The park consists to a large part of a large birch woods.

The park is traversed by the Kungsleden trail.


  1. ^ a b "Pieljekaise National Park". Naturvårdsverket. Retrieved 2009-02-26. 

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