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Kesänki valley photograph by Juuso Oikarinen Finland

Kesänki valley
a beautiful photograph by

Juuso Oikarinen

Country : Finland
Area : Kesänki valley

This view is from the arctic hill Kesänki, on the other side of the valley Ylläs rises to the clouds. Beneath at the bottom, mist is floating atop of lake Kesänki. This is arctic midday, the sun never quite makes it above the horizon.

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Kolari is a municipality of Finland at the Swedish border, which follows the Torne River, the longest free-flowing river in Europe.

It is located in the province of Lapland. The municipality has a population of 3,797 (31 August 2017)[2] and covers an area of 2,559.03 square kilometres (988.05 sq mi) of which 59.15 km2 (22.84 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 1.48 inhabitants per square kilometre (3.8/sq mi). Kolari railway station is the northernmost station in Finland.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish. The name means colliery: forestry, mining and charcoal burning have historically been important industries in the municipality.