Rapa Valley

The Rapa Valley (Swedish: Rapadalen, Sami: Ráhpavágge) is a 35 kilometres (22 mi) long valley in Sweden and the largest in the Sarek National Park, part of the Laponian area.[1] The Rapa River runs through the valley, which is surrounded by steep mountains. It's Laitaure river delta is one of the major tourist attractions for hikers in the area.

Rapa Valley
Rapadalen, Ráhpavágge
The lower Rapa Valley
Length35 kilometres (22 mi)
LocationSweden, Norrbotten, Jokkmokk
Coordinates67°16′N 17°47′E / 67.267°N 17.783°E / 67.267; 17.783Coordinates: 67°16′N 17°47′E / 67.267°N 17.783°E / 67.267; 17.783


  1. ^ Segnestam, Mats. "Sareks nationalpark". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 18 July 2010. (subscription required)

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