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Inari (Aanaar in Inari Sami, Anár in Northern Sami, Aanar in Skolt Sami , Enare in Swedish) is a municipality in Finland. The municipality was established in 1876. The largest villages of the municipality are Ivalo, with a population of 3,998, and Inari, with a population of 1,128.
It is located in Finnish Lapland. The municipality has a total population of 7,268 and covers an area of 17,321.32 km˛ of which 2,148.51 km˛ is water. It is the largest municipality in Finland. The population density is 0.5 inhabitants per km˛.
Finland's largest National Park Lemmenjoki is partly located in Inari, as is the Urho Kekkonen National Park .
The Wilderness Areas of Hammastunturi , Muotkatunturi , Paistunturi , Kaldoaivi and Tsarmitunturi are also located in Inari.
See also: Lake Inari
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