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Tromsø July 2003. The university is on the island, near the center of the picture.
See also: Northernmost settlements

ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 937 KB) Taken by myself from Fløya (420 m above sea) towards northwest, july 15. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 937 KB) Taken by myself from Fløya (420 m above sea) towards northwest, july 15. ... Location Location in Iceland Government Constituency Reykjavík North Reykjavík South Geographical characteristics Area  - City 274. ... Longyearbyen Longyearbyen is the largest settlement on Svalbard, Norway and its capital. ... County Finnmark Landscape Municipality NO-2004 Administrative centre Hammerfest Mayor (2003) Alf E. Jakobsen (Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 129 849 km² 819 km² 0. ... Norilsk downtown was designed in a typical Stalinist style. ... Saint Petersburg (Russian: Санкт-Петербу́рг, English transliteration: Sankt-Peterburg), colloquially known as Питер (transliterated Piter), formerly known as Leningrad (Ленингра́д, 1924–1991) and Petrograd (Петрогра́д, 1914–1924), is a city located in Northwestern Russia on the delta of the river Neva at the east end of the Gulf of Finland... Map of the Metropolitan Area (Dark Green) and the Capital Region (Light Green). ... Founded 1550 Province Southern Finland Region Uusimaa Sub-region Helsinki Area - Of which land - Rank 185. ... Founded 1972 Province Southern Finland Region Uusimaa Sub-region Greater Helsinki Area - Of which land - Rank 528 km² 312 km² ranked 279th Population - Population density - Rank 229,443 699 inh. ... Founded 1974 Province Southern Finland Region Uusimaa Sub-region Helsinki Area - Of which land - Rank 243 km² 240,84 km² ranked 316th Population - Density - Rank 187 365 (2005) 770. ... Province Southern Finland Region Uusimaa Sub-region Helsinki City manager Torsten Widén Official languages Swedish, Finnish Area  - total  - land ranked 446th 6,0 km² 5,9 km² Population  - total (N/A)  - change  - density ranked 129th 8 550 N/A % 1437/km² Urbanisation N/A % Unemployment rate N/A % http... Ny-Ã…lesund in summer Ny-Ã…lesund is one of the four permanent settlements on Svalbard. ... McDonalds in Times Square, New York McDonalds + Drive Thru in Moab (Utah) McDonalds + Drive Thru in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) McDonalds Corporation (NYSE: MCD) is one of the worlds largest chains of fast-food restaurants. ... City scenery of Rovaniemi in January 2004 Rovaniemi (Roavenjárga in Northern Sami) is the administrative capital and the centre of commerce of Finlands northernmost Province, Lapland. ... Exterior of a typical Subway restaurant in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Locations of Subway stores Subway is the name of a multinational restaurant franchise that sells sandwiches and salads. ... County Finnmark Landscape Municipality NO-2012 Administrative centre Alta Mayor (2003) Geir Ove Bakken (Ap) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 7 3,849 km² 3,651 km² 1. ... Dennys is the largest full-service family restaurant chain in the United States. ... Fairbanks is a city located in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, United States. ... Official language(s) English Capital Juneau Largest city Anchorage Area  Ranked 1st  - Total 663,267 sq mi (1,717,854 km²)  - Width 808 miles (1,300 km)  - Length 1,479 miles (2,380 km)  - % water 13. ... St. ... Savonlinna or Nyslott in Swedish, (literally Newcastle) is a municipality of about 28,000 inhabitants in the southeast of Finland, in the heart of the Saimaa lake region. ... Alert is the northernmost permanent settlement in the world. ... Motto: Nunavut Sannginivut (Inuktitut: Nunavut our strength or Our land our strength) Official languages Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English, French Capital Iqaluit Largest city Iqaluit Commissioner Ann Meekitjuk Hanson Premier Paul Okalik (independent) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 1 Nancy Karetak-Lindell 1 Willie Adams Area Total  â€¢ Land  â€¢ Water    (% of total... This page refers to urban rail mass transit systems. ... An orange Helsinki Metro train. ... Founded 1550 Province Southern Finland Region Uusimaa Sub-region Helsinki Area - Of which land - Rank 185. ... Longyearbyen Longyearbyen is the largest settlement on Svalbard, Norway and its capital. ... The University of Tromsø (Universitetet i Tromsø) is the worlds northernmost university. ... County Troms District Municipality NO-1902 Administrative centre Tromsø Mayor (2004) Herman Kristoffersen (Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 18 2,566 km² 2,519 km² 0. ... Longyearbyen Longyearbyen is the largest settlement on Svalbard, Norway and its capital. ... Some of the northernmost settlements in the world are: Alert, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Canada 82°28 N — Pop. ...

Transportation

A road ascends a mountainside using hairpin bends in the French Alps. ... Midnight sun at the North Cape North Cape (foreground), Knivskjellodden (background) North Cape is a cape on the island of Magerøya in northern Norway, in the community of Nordkapp. ... Motorway mark in Europe. ... Tornio (Swedish: TorneÃ¥) is a municipality in Lapland, Finland. ... Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. ... Petsamo is located at the Barents Sea coast between Russia in the east, Norway in the west and Finland to the south. ... Svalbard Airport (IATA: LYR, ICAO: ENSB) is an airport in Svalbard. ... Longyearbyen Longyearbyen is the largest settlement on Svalbard, Norway and its capital. ... Alert Airport is the worlds northernmost permanent airport, located at Alert, Nunavut, Canada, approximately 830 km south of the true North Pole. ... It has been suggested that CFS Alert be merged into this article or section. ... Motto: Nunavut Sannginivut (Inuktitut: Nunavut our strength or Our land our strength) Official languages Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English, French Capital Iqaluit Largest city Iqaluit Commissioner Ann Meekitjuk Hanson Premier Paul Okalik (independent) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 1 Nancy Karetak-Lindell 1 Willie Adams Area Total  â€¢ Land  â€¢ Water    (% of total...

Geography

Kaffeklubben Island or Coffee Club Island is a small island lying off the north eastern tip of Greenland, and is considered to be the most northerly point of land on earth. ... Oodaaq is the name given to a bank of gravel and silt, north east of Greenland that was at one stage considered by some to be the most northerly point of land on earth. ... Smoking Bromo and Semeru (background) volcanoes on Java in Indonesia. ... Beerenberg (2277 m) is the worlds northernmost active volcano located at Jan Mayen. ... An atoll is a type of low, coral island found in tropical oceans and consisting of a coral-algal reef surrounding a central depression. ... Satellite image of Kure Atoll Kure Atoll or Ocean Island (Hawaiian: Kānemiloha‘i) lies some 55 miles beyond Midway Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands at . ... The Hawaiian island chain. ... County Nordland Landscape Lofoten Municipality NO-1857 Administrative centre Værøy Mayor (2003) Harald Adolfsen (H) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 428 18 km² 18 km² 0. ... County Nordland Landscape Lofoten Municipality NO-1856 Administrative centre Røst Mayor (2003) Paul RÃ¥nes (Kystpartiet) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 430 11 km² 10 km² 0. ... Location of the Red Sea Image:Red Seaimage. ...

Nature

Animals

Subclasses Alcyonaria Zoantharia See text for orders. ... The Norwegian Sea (Norwegian: Norskehavet) is part of the North Atlantic Ocean northwest of Norway, located between the North Sea (i. ... County Finnmark Landscape Municipality NO-2004 Administrative centre Hammerfest Mayor (2003) Alf E. Jakobsen (Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 129 849 km² 819 km² 0. ... Binomial name Homarus gammarus (Linnaeus, 1758) The European Lobster (Homarus gammarus) is a lobster whose range includes the eastern Atlantic Ocean from the Lofoten Islands in northwestern Norway to the Azores and Morocco. ... The municipality Tysfjord in the county of Nordland, Norway, has 2,283 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. ... Ofotfjorden. ... County NO-18 Region Nord-Norge Administrative centre Bodø County mayor   Area  - Total  - Percentage Ranked 2 38,456 km² 11. ... Suborders Megachiroptera Microchiroptera See text for families. ... County Troms Landscape Municipality NO-1924 Administrative centre Moen Mayor (2003) Viggo Fossum (AP) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 10 3,322 km² 3,208 km² 1. ... County NO-19 Region Nord-Norge Administrative centre Tromsø County mayor   Area  - Total  - Percentage Ranked 4 25,877 km² 8. ...

Plants

Diversity Around 91 genera and 1,000 species Subtribes Arthrostylidiinae Arundinariinae Bambusinae Chusqueinae Guaduinae Melocanninae Nastinae Racemobambodinae Shibataeinae See the full Taxonomy of the Bambuseae. ... Dolinsk is a city in Sakhalin, Russia, administrative center of the Sakhalin Oblast. ... Location of Sakhalin in the Western Pacific Sakhalin, GOST transliteration Sahalin, (Russian: , Traditional Chinese: 庫頁島; Simplified Chinese: 库页岛; pinyin: kùyèdÇŽo Japanese: 樺太 romaji: karafuto), also Saghalien, is a large elongated island in the North Pacific, lying between 45° 50 and 54° 24 N. It is part of the Russian Federation... Genera Many; see list of Arecaceae genera Arecaceae (also known as Palmae), the Palm Family, is a family of flowering plants belonging to the monocot order, Arecales. ... Binomial name Chamaerops humilis L. Chamaerops humilis, the European Fan Palm, is the sole species in the genus Chamaerops in the palm family Arecaceae. ... Hyères is a town and commune in the southeast of France, in the Var département, located 1. ... The Mediterranean Sea is an intercontinental sea positioned between Europe to the north, Africa to the south and Asia to the east, covering an approximate area of 2. ... A broom shrub in flower A shrub or bush is a horticultural rather than strictly botanical category of woody plant, distinguished from a tree by its multiple stems and lower height, usually less than 6 m tall. ... Species About 350, including: Salix acutifolia- Violet Willow Salix alaxensis- Alaska Willow Salix alba- White Willow Salix alpina- Alpine Willow Salix amygdaloides- Peachleaf Willow Salix arbuscula- Mountain Willow Salix arbusculoides- Littletree Willow Salix arctica- Arctic Willow Salix atrocinerea Salix aurita- Eared Willow Salix babylonica- Peking Willow Salix barrattiana- Barratts... Binomial name Salix arctica Pall. ... The coniferous Coast Redwood, the tallest tree species on earth. ... In this view of an alpine tree-line, the distant line looks particularly sharp. ... Species About 12; see text Larches are conifers in the genus Larix, in the family Pinaceae. ... Binomial name Larix gmelinii (Rupr. ... The Khatanga River (Хатанга in Russian) is a river in Taymyria (Krasnoyarsk Krai) in Russia. ... Taymyr Peninsula is a peninsula in Siberia that forms the most northern part of mainland Asia. ... Siberia is also an album by Echo & The Bunnymen. ... Species Many, see text. ... Binomial name Fraxinus excelsior L. The European Ash (Fraxinus excelsior) is a tall tree, native to most of Europe, with the exception of northern Scandinavia (the northernmost location is in the Trondheimsfjord region of Norway) and southern Mediterranean Europe. ... Leksvik is a municipality in the county of Nord-Trøndelag, Norway. ... County Nord-Trøndelag Landscape Municipality NO-1717 Administrative centre Frosta Mayor (2003) Lars Myraune (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 399 76 km² 74 km² 0. ... County NO-17 Region Trøndelag Administrative centre Steinkjer County mayor Inger Lise Gjørv Area  - Total  - Percentage Ranked 6 22,412 km² 6. ... Species About 20-30 species, see text. ... Binomial name Alnus glutinosa L. Black Alder (Alnus glutinosa) is an alder tree native to most of Europe, including all of Britain, and locally in southwest Asia. ... City scenery of Rovaniemi in January 2004 Rovaniemi (Roavenjárga in Northern Sami) is the administrative capital and the centre of commerce of Finlands northernmost Province, Lapland. ... Species Fagus crenata - Japanese Beech Fagus engleriana - Chinese Beech Fagus grandifolia - American Beech Fagus hayatae - Taiwan Beech Fagus japonica - Japanese Blue Beech Fagus longipetiolata - South Chinese Beech Fagus lucida - Shining Beech Fagus mexicana - Mexican Beech or Haya Fagus orientalis - Oriental Beech Fagus sylvatica - European Beech Beech (Fagus) is a genus... Binomial name Fagus sylvatica L. The European Beech or Common Beech (Fagus sylvatica) is a deciduous tree belonging to the beech family Fagaceae. ... Seym (also transliterated as Seim and Sejm, in Russian and Ukrainian Сейм) is a river in Russia and Ukraine. ... County Hordaland Landscape Nordhordland Municipality NO-1263 Administrative centre Isdalstø Mayor (2003) Tove Linnea Brandvik (Ap) Official language form Nynorsk Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 213 476 km² 457 km² 0. ... Hordaland is a county in Norway, bordering Sogn og Fjordane, Buskerud, Telemark and Rogaland. ... Species Many species; see text and classification Birch is the name of any tree of the genus Betula, in the family Betulaceae, closely related to the beech/oak family, Fagaceae. ... Binomial name Betula pubescens Ehrh. ... Binomial name Betula nana Dwarf birch (Betula nana) is a plant of the family Betulaceae. ... Binomial name Prunus avium L. The Wild Cherry (Prunus avium) is a species of cherry, native to Europe and western Asia. ... Washington, D.C. Tidal Basin showing cherry trees in flower Cherry tree blossoms Formation of the cherry fruit at beginning of May (France) Ripe Bing cherries Cherries (variety Lambert) - watercolor 1894 White Cherry Flowers A cherry is both a tree and its fleshy fruit, a type known as a drupe... County Nord-Trøndelag Landscape Municipality NO-1717 Administrative centre Frosta Mayor (2003) Lars Myraune (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 399 76 km² 74 km² 0. ... County NO-17 Region Trøndelag Administrative centre Steinkjer County mayor Inger Lise Gjørv Area  - Total  - Percentage Ranked 6 22,412 km² 6. ... Species See text. ... Binomial nomenclature Ulmus glabra Huds. ... The municipality Beiarn in the county of Nordland, Norway, has 1,257 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. ... County NO-18 Region Nord-Norge Administrative centre Bodø County mayor   Area  - Total  - Percentage Ranked 2 38,456 km² 11. ... Binomial name Ilex aquifolium L. The European Holly Ilex aquifolium is a holly native to western and southern Europe, northwest Africa and southwest Asia. ... Bremsnes is a former municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. ... County Møre og Romsdal Landscape Nordmøre Municipality NO-1554 Administrative centre Averøy Mayor (2003) Kjell Magne Sandø (Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 349 176 km² 173 km² 0. ... Møre og Romsdal is a county in the northernmost part of the Vestlandet region of Norway, and borders the counties of Sør-Trøndelag, Oppland and Sogn og Fjordane. ... Binomial name Corylus avellana L. Male catkins on Common Hazel The Common Hazel (Corylus avellana) is a shrub native to Europe and Asia. ... PrestegÃ¥rdsskogen nature reserve (Norwegian: PrestegÃ¥rdsskogen naturreservat) is a nature reserve in Steigen, in the county of Nordland, Norway. ... The municipality Steigen in the county of Nordland, Norway, has 2,863 inhabitants as of January 1, 2004. ... County NO-18 Region Nord-Norge Administrative centre Bodø County mayor   Area  - Total  - Percentage Ranked 2 38,456 km² 11. ... Species About 30; see text Tilia is a genus of about 30 species of trees, native throughout most of the temperate Northern Hemisphere, in Asia (where the greatest species diversity is found), Europe and eastern North America; it is absent from western North America. ... Binomial name Tilia cordata Mill. ... County Nordland Landscape Sør-Helgeland Municipality NO-8901 Administrative centre Brønnøysund Mayor (2005) Kjell H. Trælnes (Sp) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 99 1,042 km² 996 km² 0. ... County NO-18 Region Nord-Norge Administrative centre Bodø County mayor   Area  - Total  - Percentage Ranked 2 38,456 km² 11. ... Species See List of Quercus species The term oak can be used as part of the common name of any of several hundred species of trees and shrubs in the genus Quercus, and some related genera, notably Cyclobalanopsis and Lithocarpus. ... Binomial name Quercus robur The Pedunculate Oak or English Oak (Quercus robur L.) is native to most of Europe, and to Asia Minor to the Caucasus, and also to parts of North Africa. ... This article or section is missing references or citation of sources. ... County Møre og Romsdal Landscape Nordmøre Municipality NO-1573 Administrative centre Hopen Mayor (2005) Iver Nordseth (V) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 285 282 km² 270 km² 0. ... Møre og Romsdal is a county in the northernmost part of the Vestlandet region of Norway, and borders the counties of Sør-Trøndelag, Oppland and Sogn og Fjordane. ... Species About 115. ... Binomial name Pinus sylvestris L. The Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris; family Pinaceae) is a common tree ranging from Great Britain and Spain east to eastern Siberia and the Caucasus Mountains, and as far north as Lapland. ... Stabbursdalen is a National Park in Norway. ... County Finnmark Landscape Municipality NO-2020 Administrative centre Lakselv Mayor (2004) Bjørn KÃ¥re Søderholm (H) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 3 4,874 km² 4,643 km² 1. ... County NO-20 Region Nord-Norge Administrative centre Vadsø County mayor   Area  - Total  - Percentage Ranked 1 48,618 km² 15. ... Species Taxus baccata - European Yew Taxus brevifolia - Pacific (or Western) Yew Taxus canadensis - Canadian Yew Taxus chinensis - Chinese Yew Taxus cuspidata - Japanese Yew Taxus floridana - Florida Yew Taxus globosa - Mexican Yew Taxus sumatrana - Sumatran Yew Taxus wallichiana - Himalayan Yew Taxus is a genus of yews, small coniferous trees or shrubs... Binomial name Taxus baccata L. Taxus baccata is a conifer native to western, central and southern Europe, northwest Africa, northern Iran and southwest Asia. ... County Møre og Romsdal District Romsdal Municipality NO-1502 Administrative centre Molde Mayor (2005) Jan Petter Hammerø (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 254 363 km² 355 km² 0. ... Møre og Romsdal is a county in the northernmost part of the Vestlandet region of Norway, and borders the counties of Sør-Trøndelag, Oppland and Sogn og Fjordane. ...

Gardens, zoos and aquaria

County Troms District Municipality NO-1902 Administrative centre Tromsø Mayor (2004) Herman Kristoffersen (Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 18 2,566 km² 2,519 km² 0. ... Tornado amusement ride in Särkänniemi Särkänniemi is a leisure center in Tampere, Finland. ... Location within Finland Tampere (Swedish name Tammerfors) is a city in southern Finland located between two lakes: Näsijärvi and Pyhäjärvi. ... County Troms District Municipality NO-1902 Administrative centre Tromsø Mayor (2004) Herman Kristoffersen (Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 18 2,566 km² 2,519 km² 0. ... A trademark or trade mark[1] is a distinctive sign of some kind which is used by a business to uniquely identify itself and its products and services to consumers, and to distinguish the business and its products or services from those of other businesses. ... Founded 1550 Province Southern Finland Region Uusimaa Sub-region Helsinki Area - Of which land - Rank 185. ... The municipality Bardu in the county of Troms, Norway, has 3,799 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. ... Korkeasaari is an island in Helsinki, Finland where the countrys biggest zoo is situated. ... Founded 1550 Province Southern Finland Region Uusimaa Sub-region Helsinki Area - Of which land - Rank 185. ...

Recreation

County Troms District Municipality NO-1902 Administrative centre Tromsø Mayor (2004) Herman Kristoffersen (Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 18 2,566 km² 2,519 km² 0. ... Ny-Ã…lesund in summer Ny-Ã…lesund is one of the four permanent settlements on Svalbard. ... , Looking at Ulukhaktok from the bluffs that give the community its name. ... Motto: None Official languages Dene Suline, Cree, Dogrib, English, French, Gwichʼin, Inuktitut, Slavey Flower Mountain avens Capital Yellowknife Largest city Yellowknife Commissioner Tony Whitford Premier Joe Handley (Consensus government - no party affiliations) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 1 1 Area Total  - Land  - Water    (% of total)  Ranked 3rd 1... Inari (Aanaar in Inari Sami, Anár in Northern Sami, Aanar in Skolt Sami, Enare in Swedish) is a municipality in Finland. ...

Religion

Arctic Cathedral, Tromsø
Arctic Cathedral, Tromsø

Download high resolution version (768x1024, 178 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (768x1024, 178 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Longyearbyen Longyearbyen is the largest settlement on Svalbard, Norway and its capital. ... County Sør-Trøndelag District Municipality NO-1601 Administrative centre Trondheim Mayor (2005) Rita Ottervik (A) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 258 342 km² 322 km² 0. ... Trondenes Church is the northernmost Medieval stone church of Norway, situated near Harstad. ... Image:Harstad i norge. ... Khatanga is a town (population approximately 8,000) located on the Khatanga River, South of the Arctic Ocean (N72*, E102*) at an elevation of 98 feet above sea level. ... Barentsburg (Russian Баренцбург) is the second largest settlement on Svalbard, with about 850 inhabitants, almost entirely Russians and Ukrainians. ... The Tromsdalen Church (Tromsdalen Kirke), which is more commonly known as The Arctic Cathedral (Ishavskatedralen), is a church in Tromsø, Norway, built in 1965. ... County Troms District Municipality NO-1902 Administrative centre Tromsø Mayor (2004) Herman Kristoffersen (Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 18 2,566 km² 2,519 km² 0. ... Murmansk, Archangelsk, Dikson, Tiksi, on the Arctic Ocean Murmansk coin Murmansk (Russian: ) is a city in the extreme northwest of Russia (north of the Arctic circle) with a seaport on the Kola Gulf, 12 km from the Barents Sea on the northern shore of the Kola Peninsula, not far from... County Troms District Municipality NO-1902 Administrative centre Tromsø Mayor (2004) Herman Kristoffersen (Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 18 2,566 km² 2,519 km² 0. ...

Science

  • Permanent launch facility for sounding rockets & scientific balloons: Andøy, Norway
  • Planetarium: Nordlysplanetariet ([16]), Tromsø, Norway
  • Research station: PEARL (Polar Environment Atmospheric Research Laboratory), Eureka, Nunavut, Canada
  • Tyre & Car Testing Centre: Test World, Ivalo, Finland
  • Nuclear power plant: Bilibino, Russia

County Nordland Landscape VesterÃ¥len Municipality NO-1871 Administrative centre Andenes Mayor (2005) Jonni Helge Solsvik (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 169 656 km² 616 km² 0. ... A planetarium is a theater built primarily for presenting educational and entertaining shows about astronomy and the night sky, or for training in celestial navigation. ... County Troms District Municipality NO-1902 Administrative centre Tromsø Mayor (2004) Herman Kristoffersen (Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 18 2,566 km² 2,519 km² 0. ... Eureka is a small research base on Ellesmere Island in the Canadian territory of Nunavut. ... Ivalo is a town in Inari Municipality, in Finnish Lapland, situated a few kilometres to the south of Lake Inari. ...

Culture and music

Founded 1550 Province Southern Finland Region Uusimaa Sub-region Helsinki Area - Of which land - Rank 185. ... A sign along the Dalton Highway marking the location of the Arctic Circle The Arctic Circle is one of the five major circles of latitude that mark maps of the Earth. ... City scenery of Rovaniemi in January 2004 Rovaniemi (Roavenjárga in Northern Sami) is the administrative capital and the centre of commerce of Finlands northernmost Province, Lapland. ... Ny-Ã…lesund in summer Ny-Ã…lesund is one of the four permanent settlements on Svalbard. ... City Oulu (1605) Administrative Province Oulu province Historical Province Ostrobothnia Area (2004-01-01)  â€“ Total (excl. ... County Troms District Municipality NO-1902 Administrative centre Tromsø Mayor (2004) Herman Kristoffersen (Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 18 2,566 km² 2,519 km² 0. ... The town of Lakselv is the largest settlement and administrative centre of the municipality Porsanger in the county of Finnmark in Norway. ... Samba is one of the most popular forms of music in Brazil. ... Location within Finland Tampere (Swedish name Tammerfors) is a city in southern Finland located between two lakes: Näsijärvi and Pyhäjärvi. ... County Finnmark Landscape Municipality NO-2012 Administrative centre Alta Mayor (2003) Geir Ove Bakken (Ap) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 7 3,849 km² 3,651 km² 1. ...

Sport

Tromsø I.L. is a Norwegian football club founded in 1920, from the city of Tromsø. // History 1920-1939: The pre-war years The club was founded on September 15, 1920, and given the name Tromsø Turnforenings Fotballag (Tromsø Gymnastics Associations Football Team), or Turn for short. ... County Troms District Municipality NO-1902 Administrative centre Tromsø Mayor (2004) Herman Kristoffersen (Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 18 2,566 km² 2,519 km² 0. ... The Norwegian Premier League is the top division for football (soccer) in Norway. ...

Other

¹disputed, see article. Mack Brewery is a brewery in Tromsø, Norway. ... County Troms District Municipality NO-1902 Administrative centre Tromsø Mayor (2004) Herman Kristoffersen (Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 18 2,566 km² 2,519 km² 0. ... In geography, a fell is a treeless mountain landscape that has been shaped by glacier ice earlier in history. ... Saariselkä is a village in Finland. ... Inari (Aanaar in Inari Sami, Anár in Northern Sami, Aanar in Skolt Sami, Enare in Swedish) is a municipality in Finland. ... Fortifications (Latin fortis, strong, and facere, to make) are military constructions designed for defensive warfare. ... Officers quarters at Vardøhus Festning. ... County Finnmark Landscape Municipality NO-2002 Administrative centre Vardø Mayor (2003) Rolf Einar Mortensen (Ap) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 183 600 km² 586 km² 0. ... The International Baccalaureate (IB) is a group of three educational programmes and their respective examinations, as established by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO). ... City scenery of Rovaniemi in January 2004 Rovaniemi (Roavenjárga in Northern Sami) is the administrative capital and the centre of commerce of Finlands northernmost Province, Lapland. ... Garnisonen i Porsanger, based at Porsangmoen, is the worlds northernmost military camp. ... County Finnmark Landscape Municipality NO-2020 Administrative centre Lakselv Mayor (2004) Bjørn KÃ¥re Søderholm (H) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 3 4,874 km² 4,643 km² 1. ... Ny-Ã…lesund in summer Ny-Ã…lesund is one of the four permanent settlements on Svalbard. ...


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