"Kautokaino" Guovdageaidnu / Kautokeino by shugoey

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Kautokaino area has a 3000 people and 100.000 reindeer. Most of the people living here (85%) has Sami as their first language.

Kautokeino is known for its festivals, especially the Easter festival is a yearly event with historical traditions. Traditionally the Easter was the time of year when Lapps congregate in Kautokeino to celebrate the end of a long, cold and dark winter and one took part in the religious feasts and the high season of weddings.

The best way to get to Kautokeino is by bus or car. To get more information about Kautokeino check the web page:


  • Last visit to Guovdageaidnu / Kautokeino: Jul 2005
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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