- Pite River
The Pite River ("Piteälven", "Pite älv" or "Piteå älv" in Swedish) is a river in northern
Sweden, flowing through the Norrbotten County. It is one of the four major rivers in Norrlandthat have been left untouched by water powerplants.
It starts in the large lakes in eastern Sweden, such as Tjeggelvas, Vuolvojaure and Labbas, in
Jokkmokk Municipality, and flows to the east coast, discharging in the Gulf of Bothnia, in the Piteå Municipality.
It has a length of 400 kilometers, covering an area of 11,200km².
waterfallis Storforsen, which has also become the most popular place to visit in Norrbotten. It is located in Älvsbyn Municipality.
Some of the other large Norrland rivers:
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