Salamajärvi National Park

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Salamajärvi National Park (Salamajärven kansallispuisto)
Protected area
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Country Finland
Region Central Ostrobothnia, Central Finland
Location Perho, Kivijärvi, Kinnula
 - coordinates 63°16′N 024°45′E / 63.267°N 24.750°E / 63.267; 24.750Coordinates: 63°16′N 024°45′E / 63.267°N 24.750°E / 63.267; 24.750
Area 62 km2 (24 sq mi)
Biomes primeval forest, bog
Animal Finnish Forest Reindeer
Established 1982
Management Metsähallitus
Visitation 10,500 (2009[1])
IUCN category II - National Park
Salamajärvi National Park is located in Finland
Salamajärvi National Park
Location in Finland

Salamajärvi National Park (Finnish: Salamajärven kansallispuisto) is a national park in the Central Ostrobothnia and Central Finland regions of Finland, in the municipalities of Perho, Kivijärvi and Kinnula. Salamajärvi is located in the rugged watershed region of Suomenselkä. This large, uninhabited area is especially known for its diverse mire ecosystems and its set of wilderness animals.

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

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