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"Arctic towns" Arctic Favorite Tip by Manara

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by Manara

Favorite thing: I have created separate pages for the towns I have visited in the arctic region: Kiruna (Sweden) and Narvik (Norway), the respective latitudes are 67° 51’ N and 68° 25’ N. Both have about 20,000 inhabitants and can be reached by train, so this cannot be considered the “Wild North”.
I have been more to the north than that, in Honningsvåg (70° 59’N), but it has 3200 inhabitants, so by the Norwegian law it is considered a village, since 5000 people are considered the minimum for a town.
The most northern place I have visited is Nordkapp, as I mentioned in the intro.

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Sep 22, 2011
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