Paistunturi Wilderness Area

Paistunturi Wilderness Area (Finnish: Paistunturin erämaa) is a wilderness reserve in Lapland, Finland. It is governed by Metsähallitus and covers 1,570 square kilometres (610 sq mi). It was established in 1991 like all the other wilderness areas in Lapland.[1]

Paistunturi Wilderness Area
IUCN category VI (protected area with sustainable use of natural resources)
Map showing the location of Paistunturi Wilderness Area
Map showing the location of Paistunturi Wilderness Area
Location in Finland
LocationLapland, Finland
Coordinates69°48′N 26°38′E / 69.800°N 26.633°E / 69.800; 26.633Coordinates: 69°48′N 26°38′E / 69.800°N 26.633°E / 69.800; 26.633
Area1,570 km2 (610 sq mi)
Established1991
Governing bodyMetsähallitus

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  1. ^ "Paistunturi Wilderness Area". Outdoors.fi. Metsähallitus. Retrieved 2015-05-10.