Kárášjohka / Karasjok has been named after the river that runs through the municipality, Kárášjohka. Here lies the Saami pariiament and one considers Kárášjohka / Karasjok Sami capital of northern Scandinavia. The name johka is Sami and means river. Karas name probably comes from Sami and means wooden barrels, or from Finnish (kara) means meandering – the meandering river. The village grew from the old winter camp Ávjuvárri, lying ca. 4 mil from what today is Karasjok center. The village Kárášjohka Karasjok has 1825 inhabitants in the area 2.23 km². Today a modern husbandry built with all modern facilities. In the south it borders the municipality to Finland with a Finnish trade somewhere on the other side of the border. Here are bus connections throughout Finnmark.
Reiseplanlegger/Travel planner: Her finner du ut når neste offentlig transportmiddel går: Use this to find a timetable for the next public transport: Ruteplan for Hurtigruta/Timetable for Hurtigruta: Flyruter i Finnmark/Flights in Finnmark Booking: Avstander/Distances: Detaljkart/Detailed map Trykk på kartet og skriv inn Kautokeino/Karasjok/Tana i kartets søkefelt. Click on the map and enter Kautokeino/Karasjok/Tana in the map’s search field. Kautokeino: Karasjok: …Continue reading