"The northernmost town in the world" Top 5 Page for this destination Hammerfest by Cristian_Uluru

Hammerfest Travel Guide: 111 reviews and 415 photos

The small town of Hammerfest is located at 70.664° N 23.69° E and it claims to be northernmost town in the world with more than 5000 inhabitants. The town is also the oldest one in North Norway: it received the title of town on 17th July 1789 by the Danish King Kristian VII. Hammerfest was the first town in North Europe to use electricity to light the road!!!

In the town you can see the nice churh and the vagen.

Enjoy your visit!!!

  • Last visit to Hammerfest: Aug 2005
  • Intro Updated Jun 18, 2006
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  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    Feb 20, 2012 at 9:12 AM

    The fountain and reindeers are awesome! Nice page!

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Jun 8, 2009 at 10:31 AM

    great photos bringing back nice memories & I hope to return there this summer !

  • jumpingnorman's Profile Photo
    Feb 23, 2009 at 1:11 PM

    The northernmost town in the world -- I like going to these kinds of geographic landmarks! I went to the Middle of thEarth in Ecuador and the most soutwestern tip of Africa...Norman :)

  • Mikebond's Profile Photo
    Jun 23, 2006 at 2:43 AM

    Altra bella pagina!


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