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Nordfjord, Finnmark

Nordfjord or Syltefjord is an abandoned fishing village in Båtsfjord Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. The village is located along the Syltefjorden, about 30 kilometres east of the village of Båtsfjord. Nordfjord was formerly a trading po ...

                                               

Nordvågen

Nordvågen is a small fishing village in Nordkapp Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The village is located on the eastern coast of the island of Mageroya about 3 kilometres northeast of the town of Honningsvåg, along the Porsangerf ...

                                               

Nuvsfjorden

Nuvsfjorden is a fjord in the municipality of Loppa in Troms og Finnmark, Norway. The fjord has a length of about eight kilometers. The village of Nuvsvåg is located along the fjord. To the south is the glacier of Oksfjordjokelen.

                                               

Ost-Finnmark

East-Finnmark is a district in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. Eastern Finnmark covers an area of 18.738 square kilometres from the border with Russia in the east to the Sværholt Peninsula in the west. The district includes the nine municipalit ...

                                               

Pasvikdalen

Pasvikdalen is a valley in Norway and Russia. The Norwegian side of the valley belongs to Sor-Varanger Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county and the Russian side is located in the Pechengsky District in Murmansk Oblast. The valley contains lar ...

                                               

Porsanger Peninsula

The Porsanger Peninsula is a peninsula in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The large peninsula sits between the Altafjorden and the Porsangerfjorden and includes parts of the municipalities of Alta, Hammerfest, Måsoy, Nordkapp, and Porsanger. St ...

                                               

Porsangerfjorden

The Porsangerfjorden is a fjord in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The 123-kilometre long fjord is Norways fourth-longest fjord. It is located in the municipalities of Nordkapp and Porsanger and it empties out into the Barents Sea. The large is ...

                                               

Rafsbotn

Rafsbotn or Rassivuono is a village in Alta Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The village sits at the southeast end of the Altafjorden, along the European route E06 highway, about 12 kilometres northeast of the town of Alta. The n ...

                                               

Repvåg

Repvåg is a small fishing village in Nordkapp Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The village is located along the western shore of the Porsangerfjorden on the mainland Porsanger Peninsula. The fishing village now has about 14 resid ...

                                               

Rolvsoy, Finnmark

Rolvsoy or Rolvsoya is an island in Måsoy Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The 89-square-kilometre island has a population of 72. The island is located south of the island of Ingoya and north and west of the mainland, separated b ...

                                               

Rypefjord

Rypefjord is a village in Hammerfest Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The village is located just south of the town of Hammerfest on the western side of the large island of Kvaloya. Rypefjord was the main population centre of the ...

                                               

Sandland

Sandland is a village in Loppa Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The village is located on the mainland part of Loppa, along the Sandlandsfjorden, across from the uninhabited island of Silda. The nearby village of Sor-Tverrfjord l ...

                                               

Sautso

Sautso, also referred as Alta Canyon, is a canyon along the river Altaelva in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The valley is located in Alta Municipality, just north of the border with Kautokeino Municipality. The canyon is about 12 kilometres l ...

                                               

Seiland

Seiland is the eighth largest island in mainland Norway, located in Troms og Finnmark county. The 583-square-kilometre island is divided between the municipalities of Alta and Hammerfest Archeological excavations have shown that people have lived ...

                                               

Seilandstuva

Seilandstuva is the highest mountain on the island of Seiland in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The 1.078-metre tall mountain lies on the border of Alta Municipality and Hammerfest Municipality, and it is inside Seiland National Park. The Seil ...

                                               

Silda, Finnmark

Silda is an uninhabited island in Loppa Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The 48-square-kilometre island lies in the Lopphavet Sea, north of the villages of Bergsfjord and Sor-Tverrfjord on the mainland. The island is very mountai ...

                                               

Skafferhullet

Skafferhullet is a historical border crossing point along the Norway–Russia border. The border crossing site was located on the old road between Elvenes in Sor-Varanger Municipality, Finnmark county, Norway and Borisoglebsky in Murmansk Oblast, R ...

                                               

Skallelv

Skallelv is a village in Vadso Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. It is located on the southeastern coast of the Varanger Peninsula, along the Varangerfjorden. The European route E75 highway runs through the village, about halfway ...

                                               

Skarsvåg

Skarsvåg is a village in Nordkapp Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The village lies along the northern coast of the island of Mageroya, and it claims the distinction of being the worlds northernmost fishing village. The local fis ...

                                               

Skipsfjorden, Mageroya

Skipsfjorden is the southern arm of the Kamoyfjorden, a fjord on the eastern side of the island of Mageroya in Nordkapp Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The mouth of the fjord spans between the Skipsfjordneset headland in the nor ...

                                               

Sor-Tverrfjord

Sor-Tverrfjord is a village in Loppa Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The village is located on the mainland of Loppa, along the Langfjorden, south of the island of Silda. The village is connected by road to the village of Sandla ...

                                               

Soroysundet

Soroysundet is a strait in Hasvik Municipality and Hammerfest Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The 70-kilometre strait is between 4 and 17 kilometres wide. The strait separates the large island of Soroya from the islands of Stjer ...

                                               

Sorvær, Finnmark

Sorvær is a fishing village in Hasvik Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The village is located on the western tip of the island of Soroya, looking out across the Lopphavet Sea. Sorvær Chapel is located in this village. The village ...

                                               

Stjernoya

Stjernoya is an island in western Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The 248.1-square-kilometre island sits at the mouth of the Altafjorden on the south side of the Soroysundet strait. It is divided among the municipalities of Loppa, Hasvik, and A ...

                                               

Storskog

Storskog is a border crossing station on the Norwegian side of the Norway-Russia border, along the European route E105 highway. The crossing is located in Sor-Varanger Municipality in Finnmark county on the Norway side of the border. The Russian ...

                                               

Svartfjellet, Loppa

Svartfjellet is a mountain in Loppa Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. It lies alongside the small glacier Svartfjelljokelen, a few kilometers north of the larger glacier Oksfjordjokelen. The village of Bergsfjord lies about 6 kilo ...

                                               

Svartnes

Svartnes is a small village and port in Vardo Municipality, Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. It is located on the mainland of the Varanger Peninsula across the Bussesundet strait from the island of Vardoya where the town of Vardo is located. Sva ...

                                               

Syltefjorden (Finnmark)

Syltefjorden is a fjord in Båtsfjord Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The 16-kilometre long fjord flows from the river Syltefjordelva on the large Varanger Peninsula into the Barents Sea. The Varangerhalvoya National Park lies ju ...

                                               

Syltefjordstauran

Syltefjordstauran is a mountain cliff in Båtsfjord Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. It is located along the northern coast of the Syltefjorden, about 10 kilometres northwest of the abandoned village of Nordfjord. The 222-metre ta ...

                                               

Tana Bru

Tana bru is the administrative centre of Deatnu-Tana Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The village lies on the western bank of the Tana River, along the European route E06 highway. The 0.97-square-kilometre 240-acre village has a ...

                                               

Tanafjord

The Tanafjord or Tanafjorden is a large fjord in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. It is located in the municipalities of Tana, Gamvik, and Berlevåg. Its orientation is mainly north-south, reaching approximately 65 kilometres from the small villa ...

                                               

Vadsoya

Vadsoya is an island in Vadso Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The island lies in the Varangerfjorden, just south of the coast of the mainland Varanger Peninsula. The island is part of the town of Vadso. The 0.8-square-kilometre ...

                                               

Varangerbotn

Varangerbotn is the administrative centre of Nesseby Municipality, Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. It is located at the innermost part of the large Varangerfjorden. The village is located at the intersection of the European route E06 and Europe ...

                                               

Vestre Jakobselv

Vestre Jakobselv is a village in Vadso Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, in extreme northeastern Norway. The village lies along the European route E75 highway about 17 kilometres west of the town of Vadso and the same distance east of the ...

                                               

Ådalsbruk

Ådalsbruk is a village in Loten municipality, Innlandet county, Norway. Its population is 595. It was an old industrial site, the name taken from the iron works Aadals Brug Jernstoberi og Mek. Værksted, which existed from 1842 to 1928. The paper ...

                                               

Atna, Norway

Atna is a village in the Stor-Elvdal municipality, in Innlandet county, Norway. It lies in the Osterdalen valley between Koppang and Alvdal. It has a train halt on the Rorosbanen where the train stops by request. The Rondane mountains, Gudbrandsd ...

                                               

Bergset

Bergset is the administrative centre of the municipality of Rendalen in Innlandet, Norway. Its population was 266. Bergset was also the administrative centre of the former municipality of Ovre Rendal which is now a part of Rendalen. Bergset is si ...

                                               

Brandval

Brandval is a parish and former municipality in Hedmark county, Norway. Brandval is located in the Norwegian traditional district of Solor. The parish forms the northern part of Kongsvinger municipality. Brandval is situated north of Kongsvinger ...

                                               

Dovre Region

Dovre Region is a traditional district of Norway consisting of the municipalities of Dovre, Folldal, and Oppdal. The Dovrefjell mountains cover this area that borders several counties. The mountains are traditionally considered to be the border o ...

                                               

Drevsjo

Drevsjo is a village in Engerdal municipality, Innlandet county, Norway, taking its name from the Drevsjo, the lake near which it stands. Drevsjo is well known for its natural environment and its fishing opportunities. It is only 60 minutes from ...

                                               

Femund

Femunden is Norways third largest lake and the second largest natural lake in Norway. It is located in Innlandet and Trondelag counties in Norway, just 13 kilometres west of the border with Sweden. The lake lies primarily in the municipality of E ...

                                               

Flisa

Flisa is a small town in south-eastern Norway, and the administrative centre of Åsnes municipality, Innlandet county, Norway. Its population as of 1 January 2012 is 1.623. For some time the log driver statue was the towns only landmark. In recent ...

                                               

Furnes, Norway

Furnes is situated between Hamar and Brumunddal. Furnes was also a former municipality in Hedmark county. Furnes was separated from Vang in 1891. It was merged with Ringsaker January 1, 1964. Furness own parish and church Furnes kirke were consec ...

                                               

Glåmdal

Glåmdalen is a valley in Innlandet in Eastern Norway formed by the river Glomma. Glåmdalen is also a newer designation for the traditional district around the river Glomma, especially Odalen, Solor and in a wider sense the name is used also by Os ...

                                               

Hedmarken

Hedmarken is a traditional district in the county of Innlandet in Eastern Norway. It consists of the municipalities Stange, Hamar, Loten, and Ringsaker. Formerly, before a process of municipality mergers, it also contained the municipalities Rome ...

                                               

Hedmarksvidda

Hedmarksvidda is a low mountain nature and recreational area in Hedmark county, Norway, limited by the valley of Osterdal in the east, the valley of Gudbrandsdal in the west, Loten in the south and Sjusjoen in the north. In the north it is adjace ...

                                               

Helgoya, Hedmark

Helgoya is an island in Mjosa located in the Ringsaker municipality of Innlandet county, Norway. It was formerly a part of the Nes municipality. With an area of 18.3 km², Helgoya is the largest fresh-water island in Norway. The island is located ...

                                               

Hodalen

Hodalen is a small village in Tolga municipality, Innlandet county, Hedmark, Norway. The village lies 14 km south-east of the centre of the municipality, the town station at Tolga, along riksvei 26 between Tolga and Drevsjo. The Hola water course ...

                                               

Hof, Hedmark

The parish Hof prestegjeld consisted previously of the three existing sub-parishes: Hof church, Hof Finnskog church and Arneberg church. It had also included the parishes Åsnes and Våler until 1848, when these parishes were separated out to form ...

                                               

Isteren

Isteren is a lake in the municipality of Engerdal, which is in Innlandet county, Norway. Isteren is a nutritious lake with a large diversity of species. It is a popular fishing area, and the chances for the good catch is certainly present. In the ...