Good to know

There are about 200 000 reindeer in Finland.
Not all the people living in Lapland own reindeer.

Celebrities from Lapland:
Authors Rosa Liksom, Jari Tervo and Arto Paasilinna
alpine skier Kalle Palander

Rovaniemen markkinoilla (1951)

Dialectal words:
porstua = a porch
köngäs = torrent
rakka = a rocky spot
Many words referring to nature are loans from the Sámi language.

The people in Lapland are generally considered hospitable and friendly.