About Laponiatjuottjudus

What is Laponiatjuottjudus?

Laponiatjuottjudus is the association that administrates Laponia World Heritage Site. Laponiatjuottjudus is Sámi for Laponia Administration. We took over responsibility for the World Heritage Site from the County Administrative Board in Norrbotten County on 1 January 2013. Laponiatjuottjudus is a local administrative organisation. The Board is made up of the Sámi communities in Laponia, The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, the County Administrative Board in Norrbotten County and the municipalities of Jokkmokk and Gällivare.