Friday, 9 October 2015

Norway: Tromsø

Tromsø is a city and municipality in Troms county, Norway. The municipality has a population of (2015) 72,066, but with influx of students it has over 75,000 most of the year. It is the largest urban area in Northern Norway and the third largest north of the Arctic Circle (following Murmansk and Norilsk). As you can see from this card, most of Tromsø, including the city centre, is located on the island of Tromsøya.  Tromsøya is connected to the mainland by the Tromsø Bridge and the Tromsøysund Tunnel.



Stamps:
right: Posthorn - New values - Issued: 07-02-2001
mid: Wildlife in Norway "Vulpus lagopus" - Issued: 29-03-2006
left: Posthorn - New values - Issued: 02-01-1997


♁ 69° 39′ N, 18° 57′ O

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