|- Total||1.64 km2 (0.6 sq mi)|
|- Density||325/km2 (841.7/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|- Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
It is known for its successful skiers, particularly in the "technical" disciplines: Slalom and Giant Slalom: Ingemar Stenmark, Anja Pärson, Bengt Fjällberg, Stig Strand and Jens Byggmark. 18 km further north in the Parish of Tärnaby is the village Hemavan, a ski resort, with an airport and start point of the Kungsleden trail.
By winter Tärnaby is transformed into one of Sweden's best ski resorts and is the home town of many of Sweden's top international skiers such as Ingemar Stenmark, Anja Pärson, Bengt Fjällberg, Stig Strand and Jens Byggmark. By summer the beautiful Laponian lakes and mountains provide opportunities for many activities including excellent fishing, canoeing, hiking and mountain biking.