Riisitunturi National Park

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Coordinates: 66°14′N 028°30′E / 66.233°N 28.500°E / 66.233; 28.500
Riisitunturi National Park (Riisitunturin kansallispuisto)
Protected area
Noukavaara - Riisitunturi - Posio - Finland.jpg
View from top of Noukavaara
Country Finland
Region Lapland
Location Posio
 - coordinates 66°14′N 028°30′E / 66.233°N 28.500°E / 66.233; 28.500
Area 77 km2 (30 sq mi)
Established 1982
Management Metsähallitus
Visitation 15,000 (2009[1])
IUCN category II - National Park
Website: www.outdoors.fi/riisitunturinp

Riisitunturi National Park (Finnish: Riisitunturin kansallispuisto) is a national park in Posio, Finnish Lapland. It was established in 1982 and covers 77 square kilometres (30 sq mi). The park is on a mountainous area, and there are also many swamps, especially hillside swamps.

The only wilderness hut in the park is located near the twin-peak Riisitunturi, 465.3 m (1,527 ft).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Käyntimäärät kansallispuistoittain 2009" (in Finnish). Metsähallitus. Retrieved September 29, 2010. 

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