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Tärendö Church
Tärendö is located in Norrbotten
Tärendö is located in Sweden
Coordinates: 67°20′N 22°37′E / 67.333°N 22.617°E / 67.333; 22.617Coordinates: 67°20′N 22°37′E / 67.333°N 22.617°E / 67.333; 22.617
Country Sweden
Province Norrbotten
County Norrbotten County
Municipality Pajala Municipality
 • Total 0.39 km2 (0.15 sq mi)
Population (2000)[1]
 • Total 208
 • Density 527/km2 (1,360/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website http://www.tarendo.nu

Tärendö is a small locality in Norrbotten County, Sweden with 208 inhabitants in 2000. It is located at the Kalix River and the bifurcation Tärendö River.

The village was probably founded around year 1620. The largest employer today is the saw mill. The nearest airports are Pajala Airport, 28 km away and Gällivare Airport, 101 km away.

A well known person from Tärendö is the Olympic gold medalist in cross-country skiing Charlotte Kalla.[2] There is also a line of IKEA furniture named after the town.


  1. ^ a b "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2000 och 2005" (xls) (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2010-03-02. 
  2. ^ "Charlotte Kalla". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 8 April 2016.