Masi (Norwegian) or Máze (Northern Sami) or Maasi (Finnish) is a village in Kautokeino Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The village is located along the river Kautokeinoelva, about 60 kilometres (37 mi) south of the town of Alta and about 60 kilometres (37 mi) north of the village of Kautokeino. The village is made up predominantly of Sami people, and both the Sami and Norwegian names of the village ("Máze" and "Masi") are officially recognized.
|County||Troms og Finnmark|
|Elevation||282 m (925 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
During the late 1970s and early 1980s, the Norwegian government considered building a dam on the local river for the proposed Alta Hydroelectric Power Station which would have flooded the village. This was called the Alta controversy and it had a big impact on the nation's politics at that time.