Reindeer husbandry in Finland

  • Jouni Filppa Paliskuntain yhdistys, PL 8168, Koskikatu 33 A, FIN-96101 Rovaniemi, Finland
Keywords: Rangifer tarandus, reindeer industry, statistics, Finland

Abstract

Reindeer are herded in the northernmost Finland over an area of 114 000 km2, about 35% of the area of the country. Herding is carried out both by Sami and Finns. The paper gives some statistics on the reindeer industry and underlines the importance of reindeer husbandry in Finland.
Published
2005-04-01
How to Cite
FilppaJ. (2005). Reindeer husbandry in Finland. Rangifer, 25(1), 59-62. https://doi.org/10.7557/2.25.1.338
Section
Articles