municipality in Norway

Karasjok is a town in Finnmark in Northern Norway. It is the capital of the Sami people in Norway, and home to the Sámediggi, the Sami parliament.

UnderstandEdit

Karasjok sits in the interior of the wide Finnmark county. The observation site there holds most of the record low temperatures in Norway, for instance the coldest ever recorded is -51,4°C. Even in the month of May -23°C has been recorded, and in August -9°C. Annual average is -2.4°C. Summer months are usually pleasently warm however with a July average 13.4°C. There is very little precipitation, annual average is around 300 mm making it one of the driest areas in Europe.

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By planeEdit

The nearest airport is at Lakselv

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Get aroundEdit

The town is small and possible to see by foot.

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  • Turgleder, +47 908 55 556, . November–May. Cross-country skiing, from easy or demanding day trips to moderate week-long journeys in spring or extreme two-week adventures in February. Also courses on skiing and outdoor skills.

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  • Kautokeino in the middle of the Finnmarksvidda plateau.
Routes through Karasjok
NarvikLakselv  NW   NE  TanaKirkenes



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