Visit Kiruna - Best of Kiruna

Kiruna - The City of “Happy-Go-Lucky” people is a delight to visit – although with a limited of attractions in the City, Nature has blessed with it an interesting mix of occurrences - Northern Lights, Polar Night and Midnight Sun!

Tourism in Kiruna is a year round affair with visitors picking the time of visit based on their interests. Each season brings its own uniqueness! A city in transformation is also home to space centre – located in Abisko National Park and has quite a lot of on-site as well as off-site labs and research centres.

Kiruna map and travel guide can be easily obtained from Kiruna Tourism office at Lars Janssonsgatan.

Kiruna Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Kiruna tips for your visit

Below are a few travel tips to make your vacation in Kiruna even more enjoyable.

  • Time Zone: UTC+01:00
  • Currency: Swedish Krona
  • Electricity and internet: The electric current in Charlottesville has a voltage of 230V with a frequency of 50 Hz. Free Wifi is offered by almost all the hotels and guest houses.
  • Languages: Swedish, Kiruna Dialect
  • Security: Emergency Number: 112
  • Tipping: There is no compulsion to leave a tip in Kiruna, Sweden.

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Facts and Stats for Kiruna*

  • Pollution Statistics in Kiruna

    Know the pollution level of Kiruna before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Kiruna: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Kiruna for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Kiruna.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 33.33 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 33.33 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 33.33 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 33.33 (Low)
    • Attacks 33.33 (Low)
    • Drug offense 66.67 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 66.67 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Kiruna - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 57.35 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 27.59 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Kiruna

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kiruna

    • International Movie per seat 14.39 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 42.76 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 66.41 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 99.61 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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