Inari [ inɑri ] ( North Sami Anar , Inari Sami Aanaar , skoltsamisch Aanar , Swedish Enare is) a place in the same municipality in Finnish Lapland . As of 2005 (more recent information is not available) it had 459 inhabitants.
The village of Inari is located at the mouth of the Juutuanjoki River and Ukonselkä, a bay at the western end of Lake Inarijärvi . Historically, Inari, as a parish village, was the main town of the eponymous, extremely large community. Today, however, Ivalo is the administrative center and largest suburb.
The Sami cultural center Sajos has been located in Inari since 2012 and is also home to Samething , the parliamentary representation of the Sami of Finland. A Sami church was built in Inari in 1951. Thanks to its location on Inarijärvi, Inari is an important tourist destination and as such also the location of the Sami Museum Siida .
Inari is the destination of a train journey in the German film Migratory Birds… Once to Inari (1998).
- Inari: Tilastotietoja. Väestö alueittain December 31, 2005. Archived from the original on March 12, 2008 ; Retrieved August 11, 2015 (Finnish).
- The Sámi Cultural Center Sajos. Retrieved August 11, 2015 .