Why locals love it
Sodankylä was founded in 1893. The second largest municipality in Finland has a total area of 12,415.22 square kilometers. The population of Sodankylä is less than 9,000. Sodankylä is a growing and in many ways an international and developing municipality in the middle of Lapland with good transport connections along the E75.
Why you should visit it
Sodankylä is one of Finland's four Sámi communities, and about three percent of the population lives in the municipality. Sodankylä offers city-level services to its residents and tourists, as well as great opportunities for business. The river landscape for Kitinen and Lapland nature are Sodankylä.