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Salla

municipality in the region of Lapland in Finland
Location
A train in Salmivaara, Salla

Salla, (name was Kuolajärvi to 1936) is a municipality in Finnish Lapland, Finland. The municipalities next to it are Kemijärvi, Kuusamo, Pelkosenniemi, Posio and Savukoski. Oulanka National Park is in the areas of Salla and Kuusamo.


VillagesEdit

Aatsinki, Aholanvaara, Ahvenselkä, Hautajärvi, Hietajärvi, Hirvasvaara, Isohalme, Kallunki, Kelloselkä, (Märkäjärvi), Kotala, Koutelo, Kursu, Käsmä, Naruska, Niemelä, Oulanka, Onkamo, Pahkakumpu, Paloperä, Saija, Salmivaara, Selkälä, Tuohikylä, Vallovaara, Varvikko, Vittikko.

Population growthEdit

Population
Year Population
1980
7,256
1985
6,875
1990
6,269
1995
5,812
2000
5,142
2005
4,571
2010
4,162

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