Tromso, Norway Overview
Tromsø is the eighth-largest municipality in Norway with a population 69,116, and the centre of the ninth-largest urban area, with a population of 58,486.The city is home to the world’s most northerly university and also houses the most northerly botanical garden and planetarium.
The city center is located on the east side of the Tromsøya — over 300 kilometres (190 mi) inside the Arctic Circle at 69°40′33″N 18°55′10″E. Suburban areas include Kroken, Tromsdalen,the rest of the Tromsøya island, and the eastern part of the large Kvaløya, west of the Tromsøya island. The Tromsø Bridge and Tromsøysund Tunnel both cross the Tromsøysundet strait connecting the mainland with Tromsøya by road. On the western side of the city, the Sandnessund Bridge connects Tromsøya island with Kvaløya island.
There are many tall mountains within the municipality including Hamperokken, Jiehkkevárri, Store Blåmann, Store Fornestinden, and Tromsdalstinden. The Lyngen Alps mountain range lies along the Tromsø-Lyngen municipal border. There are many islands within the municipality of Tromsø including Hillesøya, Kvaløya, Rebbenesøya, Ringvassøya, Sommarøya, and Tromsøya. There are also several fjords that are located in Tromsø including the Balsfjorden, Kaldfjorden, Malangen, and Ullsfjorden.
Detailed Map of Tromso, Norway
Tromsø experiences a subarctic climate because winter temperatures are just cold enough to qualify and the summer season is short.
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The Arctic-alpine Botanic Garden ( Arktisk alpin Botanisk hage) is the world's northernmost botanic garden. It is located in Tromsø, Norway, and is run by the Tromsø University Museum. It opened in 1994, and is open from late May to early October. The garden displays Arctic and alpine plants from all over the northern hemisphere.
Perspektivet Museum (PEM) er en stiftelse opprettet i 1996, med formål å formidle og utvikle kunnskap som basis for forståelse for sammenhenger i tilværelsen, skape toleranse for kulturelt mangfold og bidra med alternative perspektiver på kultur og samfunn. PEM er en ung institusjon som har markert seg som et aktivt miljø for samtidsdokumentasjon og formidling.
Tromsø University Museum is the oldest scientific institution in North-Norway. It was established in 1872 and incorporated in the University of Tromsø in 1976. The museum has 80,000-90,000 visitors annually.
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Highlights of Tromso Norway
Adventures In Tromso, Norway January -2011
a visit to Tromso, Norway January 6th-18th, 2011
Tromso, Norway (Long)
Tromso, Norway 2012
Tromso, Norway Northern Lights Time Lapse Compilation 2013
Compilation of time lapse clips all taken in the Troms region of Norway. Watch for the Northern Lights amongst the arctic conditions. Footage taken with Nikon D7000 and D600 cameras. https://vimeo.com/64486146
Tromso (Norway) - Northern Lights and dogs (week 2 of 3)
Spent a 5 days in Tromso, located in the arctic circle in hopes that we would see the aurora borealis, we ended up seeing them every night and each night seemed to get better. Tried filming the lights but you need a pretty professional camera to film them however we did get some great pics with Gregs camera that show the lights as they truely are.
Tromso Norway -- Enter Arctic Paradise.
I do not own nor claim copyright to this songs. All rights belong to their rightful owners. Walk the streets of Tromso.. Discover the towns beautiful architecture.. Stand in awe of the infinite snow covered mountains.. Walk to middle of the main bridge.. And witness as blue days runs into night..
Tromsø city northern Norway
The history of Tromsø Archaeological finds show settlement in Tromsø dating back 9000 years. In 1252, Håkon Håkonsson built the first church in Tromsø, which was on the island of Tromsøya and at the time was the world's northernmost church. In 1789, the Bergen trade monopoly was abolished and the people of Northern Norway could trade with whomever they wished.
Norway 2010 - Alta-Tromso
Norway 2010 Day 5th, Alta - Tromso
Tromsø Norway 2012
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Paragliding - Fjellheisen, Tromsø, Norway
Nice scenery and view over Tromsø. Viewed from paraglider flying out of Fjellheisen/Cable car Tromsø. Recorded with the GoProHD.