Jokkmokk Tourism

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Jokkmokk (Lule Sámi: Jåhkåmåhkke or Dálvvadis; Northern Sámi: Dálvvadis; Finnish: Jokimukka) is a locality and the seat of Jokkmokk Municipality in Norrbotten County, province of Lapland, Sweden with 2,786 inhabitants in 2010. The Sámi name of the place means "River's Curve," due to the meandering river that runs through it. It is just north of the Arctic Circle. Jokkmokk was a transit center for Sami refugees from Norway during World War II, in addition to the center in Kjesäter. Jokkmokk Market has a long history and has a more than 400-year unbroken tradition. The first Thursday in February every year, thousands and thousands of people gather in Jokkmokk for concerts, exhibitions and trade. Jokkmokk Market is still one of the most important social events for the Sámi people in Sápmi. Temperatures during the festival can drop as low as -40°. Ájtte, Svenskt fjäll- och samemuseum is the main museum for Sámi culture in Sweden.

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If you are looking for travel information of Jokkmokk in Sweden, you've come to the right place. A gripping city on its own right, Kiruna also deserves a visit. Take a short trip from Jokkmokk and set some time aside to explore the Kiruna. Dotted with places like Esrange Space Center, Kiruna Iron Mine, Kiruna Sleddog Tours; it will definitely be a good idea. Also, to reach Jokkmokk, you'll have to take a flight to Kiruna; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Tour packages of Jokkmokk are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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