Question: What is the mascot for Hammerfest in Norway?

Yet to honor its location as the worlds northernmost city, Hammerfest long ago adopted the polar bear as a mascot. The Royal and Ancient Polar Bear Society runs a small museum about local hunting traditions and fishing in arctic waters. Many people choose to become a member of the society to commemorate their visit.

What is Hammerfest in Norway?

Hammerfest is the northernmost town in the world with more than 10,000 inhabitants. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Hammerfest. Hammerfest is the 98th most populous municipality in Norway with a population of 11,448.

What is the coordinates of Hammerfest Norway?

70.5308° N, 23.5717° E Hammerfest/Coordinates

What is the most northerly town in Norway?

Longyearbyen Isolated on the polar archipelago of Svalbard at 78 degrees north, Longyearbyen is the worlds northernmost permanent settlement. Halfway between mainland Norway and the North Pole, the 2,300 residents here are used to extremes.

What city is closest to the Arctic Circle?

Helgeland Arctic Circle Norway The Arctic Circle runs through the middle of Norway a few kilometers north of Mo i Rana in Helgeland which is the closest town to the Arctic Circle, hence the nickname the arctic circle town.

Which country is the closest to the North Pole?

Canadian territory of Nunavut The Canadian territory of Nunavut lies closest to the North Pole. Greenland, the worlds largest island and an independent country within the Kingdom of Denmark, is also close to the pole. The North Pole is much warmer than the South Pole.

Which city is closest to the Arctic Circle?

Helgeland Arctic Circle Norway The Arctic Circle runs through the middle of Norway a few kilometers north of Mo i Rana in Helgeland which is the closest town to the Arctic Circle, hence the nickname the arctic circle town.

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