Polar Circle Monument in Juoksengi - Övertorneå, Norrbottens Län, Sweden
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FamilieFrohne
N 66° 33.622 E 023° 50.200
34W E 625880 N 7385232
Quick Description: Flags of the eight countries that touch the Arctic Circle in Juoksengi.
Location: Norrbotten, Sweden
Date Posted: 1/9/2021 1:14:42 AM
Waymark Code: WM13MM5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob
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Long Description:
The Arctic Circle Monument, inaugurated on October 3rd, 2013, is located directly at Riksvägen 99 in Juoksengi, also known as "Polcirkelbyn", which translates as "Arctic Circle Village", in Övertoneå County (Norrbottens Län, Sweden).

The flags of the eight countries that also touch the Arctic Circle stand around a stylized globe. These countries are from west to east: Iceland (with the island of Grímsey), Greenland, Canada, the United States of America (with the state of Alaska), the Russian Federation, Finland, Sweden and Norway.
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