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List of national parks of Finland

There are 38 national parks in Finland. They are all managed by the Metsähallitus. The national parks cover a total area of 8,873 square kilometres (3,426 sq mi) – 2.7% of Finland's total land area. A total of 1.7 million people visited the parks in 2007.[1]

Lake Pielinen seen from a hill in Koli National Park.

Contents

  • List of national parks 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

List of national parks

National park Photo Region Land area (km²) Established Visitation (2009)[2] Coordinates
Archipelago Southwest Finland 500 1982 53,500
Bothnian Sea 2011
Eastern Gulf of Finland Kymenlaakso 6.7 1982 19,000
Ekenäs Archipelago Uusimaa 52 1989 44,500
Helvetinjärvi Pirkanmaa 49.8 1982 33,000
Hiidenportti Kainuu 45 1982 12,000
Isojärvi Central Finland 19 1982 10,500
Kauhaneva-Pohjankangas Southern Ostrobothnia / Satakunta 57 1982 4,500
Koli North Karelia 30 1991 127,500
Kolovesi Southern Savonia 23 1990 7,500
Southern Konnevesi[3] Central Finland / Northern Savonia 15.44 2014
Kurjenrahka Southwest Finland 29 1998 28,500
Lauhanvuori Southern Ostrobothnia 53 1982 10,000
Leivonmäki Central Finland 29 2003 12,500
Lemmenjoki Lapland 2,850 1956 10,000
Liesjärvi Tavastia Proper 22 1956 30,500
Linnansaari Southern Savonia / Northern Savonia 38 1956 31,000
Nuuksio Uusimaa 45 1994 179,500
Oulanka Northern Ostrobothnia / Lapland 270 1956 165,500
Päijänne Päijänne Tavastia 14 1993 15,000
Pallas-Yllästunturi Lapland 1,020 2005 419,000
Patvinsuo North Karelia 105 1982 12,000
Perämeri Lapland 2.5 1991 9,000
Petkeljärvi North Karelia 6 1956 19,500
Puurijärvi-Isosuo Pirkanmaa / Satakunta 27 1993 11,500
Pyhä-Häkki Central Finland 13 1956 17,000
Pyhä-Luosto Lapland 142 2005 128,000
Repovesi Kymenlaakso / Southern Savonia 15 2003 74,500
Riisitunturi Lapland 77 1982 15,000
Rokua Northern Ostrobothnia / Kainuu 4.3 1956 23,500
Salamajärvi Central Ostrobothnia / Central Finland 62 1982 10,500
Seitseminen Pirkanmaa 45.5 1982 45,500
Sipoonkorpi Uusimaa 18.6 2011
Syöte Northern Ostrobothnia / Lapland 299 2000 40,000
Tiilikkajärvi Northern Savonia / Kainuu 34 1982 7,500
Torronsuo Tavastia Proper 25.5 1990 20,500
Urho Kekkonen Lapland 2,550 1983 289,000
Valkmusa Kymenlaakso 17 1996 7,000

See also

Other references on WorldHeritage:

References

  1. ^ "Kansallispuistojen suosio kasvussa" (in Finnish).  
  2. ^ "Käyntimäärät kansallispuistoittain 2009" (in Finnish). Metsähallitus. Retrieved September 29, 2010. 
  3. ^ Outdoors.fi. Retrieved 2015-04-26. (English)

External links

  • Finland's National Parks
  • National parks, hiking areas, wilderness areas
  • I left my heart to Lapland, thisisFINLAND by Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland
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