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This village lies in peaceful surroundings on the banks of the beautiful lake Molkojärvi, one of the largest lakes in the Kittilä region. Artefacts found on the shores of the lake tell the tale of settlement in the village since the Stone Age. The former Molkojärvi school has been converted into a leisure centre for the villagers.


Location: Roughly 80 km from the parish village of Kittilä, in a south-southeastern direction.

Population: About 60.

Places of interest: The Molkojärvi wilderness centre and home museum, the Naskama birdwatching tower and camping shelter, and nature trail that starts at the village centre.

Molkojärvi web page (in Finnish)

Contact information

Molkojärvi village video on YouTube, summer 2010.



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