Kilpisjärvi is a tiny arctic village located in northwestern Lapland, about 400 kilometers above Arctic Circle. It is surrounded by the highest peaks of Finland, including Mount Halti (1324 m) on the border of Finland and Norway.There are about one hundred permanent residents in the village.
Kilpisjärvi landscape is characterized by Saana, the sacred fell of Sami. In the horizon of Kilpisjärvi one can see snow covered fells of Sweden and Norway. The border marker of three Nordic nations is located just 15 kilometers from Kilpisjärvi village and Kilpissafarit office.