Laponian Area in Sweden

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WDPA ID

124388

Reported Area

9334.08 km²

Data Provider

IUCN World Heritage Programme

Attributes

Original Name Région de Laponie

English Designation World Heritage Site

IUCN Management Category Not Applicable

Status Inscribed

Type of Designation International

Status Year 1996

Sublocation SE-BD

Governance Type Not Reported

Management Authority Not Reported

Management Plan Not Reported

International Criteria (iii)(v)(vii)(viii)(ix)

Site network

  • Transboundary sites

2 Countries involved

7 Protected Areas

  • Sweden
  • Norway

Display options

Laponian Area World Heritage Site

Sulitelma Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive)

Padjelanta Special Protection Area (Birds Directive)

Padjelanta Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive)

Rago National Park

Padjelanta National Park

Junkerdal National Park

The designations employed and the presentation of material on this map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

Site network breakdown

  • Transboundary sites

Sulitelma

in Sweden

Sulitelma

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

555534868

Year of Designation

Reported Area

618.7 km2

Padjelanta

in Sweden

Padjelanta

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

555541551

Year of Designation

Reported Area

0.0 km2

Padjelanta

in Sweden

Padjelanta

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

555579820

Year of Designation

Reported Area

1999.0 km2

Rago

in Norway

Rago

English Designation

National Park

IUCN Category

II

WDPA ID

829

Year of Designation

Reported Area

161.9 km2

Padjelanta

in Sweden

Padjelanta

English Designation

National Park

IUCN Category

II

WDPA ID

905

Year of Designation

Reported Area

1999.0 km2

Junkerdal

in Norway

Junkerdal

English Designation

National Park

IUCN Category

II

WDPA ID

193412

Year of Designation

Reported Area

682.1 km2