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Sorsele Church in August 2008
Sorsele Church in August 2008
Sorsele is located in Västerbotten
Sorsele is located in Sweden
Coordinates: 65°32′N 17°32′E / 65.533°N 17.533°E / 65.533; 17.533Coordinates: 65°32′N 17°32′E / 65.533°N 17.533°E / 65.533; 17.533
Country Sweden
Province Lapland
County Västerbotten County
Municipality Sorsele Municipality
 • Total 1.82 km2 (0.70 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 1,277
 • Density 701/km2 (1,820/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Sorsele (Southern Sami: Suarsa, Ume Sami: Suorssá) is a locality and the seat of Sorsele Municipality in Västerbotten County, province of Lapland, Sweden with 1,277 inhabitants in 2010.[1] Sorsele is also the nearest town to the ski resort Nalovardo. It is known for containing a portion of the Vindelfjällen Nature Reserve, one of the largest nature reserves in Sweden.

Mercedes-Benz operate winter driving events on a series of Hermann Tilke-designed snow/ice courses in the area.[2][3]

Twin towns[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "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. 
  2. ^ "Advanced Experience Sweden.". 25 February 2015. Retrieved 4 October 2017. 
  3. ^ "Mercedes-Benz Driving Events Sorsele, Sweden". Tilke Engineers & Architects. Retrieved 4 October 2017. 
  4. ^ "Ystäväkuntalista" (PDF) (in Finnish). Pohjola-Norden. Retrieved 7 May 2012.