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Enontekiö is a municipality in Lapland, Finland. As of 2013, about 1,890 people lived there. Neighbouring municipalities are Inari, Kittilä and Muonio.

History

Enontekiö shares a border with Norway and Sweden. The point where the borders of Finland, Norway and Sweden meet is Treriksröset. This is located about 10 km west of Kilpisjärvi village. A monument was built at Treriksröset in 1926. It replaced an earlier monument built of stone in 1897.

Sights

  • Saana mountain
  • Halti mountain
  • Pihtsusköngäs, 17 meters higs waterfall

Population growth

Population
Year Population
1980
2,286
1985
2,419
1990
2,472
1995
2,413
2000
2,145
2005
2,000
2010
1,876

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