About Lemmenjoki National Park
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Lemmenjoki National Park (Finnish: Lemmenjoen kansallispuisto, Northern Sami: Leammi álbmotmeahcci) is situated in area of municipalities of Inari and Kittilä, Lapland, in Northern Finland. It was founded in 1956 and has since been expanded twice. Its total area is 2,850 square kilometres (1,100 sq mi), making it the biggest national park of Finland and one of the largest in Europe.
The park is named after the Lemmenjoki River, an 80 kilometres (50 mi) long river running through it.
The park is partly bordered by the Øvre Anarjóhka National Park in Norway.