The northern village of Pulju is a true wilderness village. The advantages of Pulju lie in its peacefulness and natural beauty. Close to the village starts the Pulju wilderness area, where the Puljutunturi Fell rises to a height of almost 500 metres. In the local dialect, pulju means ‘ridge’.
Location: Roughly 74 km north of the parish village of Kittilä
Population: About 30
Places of interest: The Puljutunturi backpacking route and shelter, the Narkioja signposted cross-country skiing tracks, the Narkioja teepee shelter, the Puljutunturi wilderness area and the Nivanmaa teepee shelter.
Pulju web page (in Finnish) pulju-lompolo.lappi.fi
Pulju village video on YouTube, summer 2010.