Pieljekaise National Park

Pieljekaise is a Swedish national park. It lies about 10 km (6.2 mi) south of Jäkkvik in Arjeplog Municipality, Lappland. The park consists largely of birch woods.

Pieljekaise National Park
Pieljekaise nationalpark
Pieljekaise rozcesti.jpg
Above Jäckvik on Kungsleden trail
LocationNorrbotten County, Sweden
Coordinates66°20′N 16°44′E / 66.333°N 16.733°E / 66.333; 16.733Coordinates: 66°20′N 16°44′E / 66.333°N 16.733°E / 66.333; 16.733
Area153.4 km2 (59.2 sq mi)[1]
Established1909[1]
Governing bodyNaturvårdsverket

The park is traversed by the Kungsleden hiking trail and the trail continues into the nearby the Vindelfjällens Nature Reserve, one of the largest protected areas in Europe.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Pieljekaise National Park". Naturvårdsverket. Archived from the original on 2009-04-04. Retrieved 2009-02-26.

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