Find your way to Ranua
If you look at the history of Ranua, you can notice that it has been labelled with different expressions of border-area. The border of Lapp and Dung (old way to name Sámi and Finns, as well as, areas of Finland south from Sápmi), border of fishing and hunting area of Simo and Pudasjärvi parishes have been crossing Ranua. Now the current border of Lapland region is Ranua’s southern edge. A meeting place of different borderlines has developed Ranua to be a living and interactive place, where diversity of habits and cultures make everyone feel at home. It is easy to find your way to Ranua and it is easy to stay here, just as you are.