Browsing Category

The Arctic

Arctic Norway is unlike anything else. Northern lights, midnight sun, Sami Culture, huskies, cod fishermen and gorgeous scenery, you must visit the north when you come to Norway.

Øksfjord General Information

Here is some general information about Øksfjord, a small village in Loppa Municipality.

Øksfjord General Information


Source: ssb.noNote: this is for the municipality; not Øksfjord


Population 888Significant ageing populationLarge Polish community (30 people) and Filipino community…

History of Vardø

Vardø was established as an important fortress for Norway and secured Norway’s easternmost position, just kilometres from Russia. Vardø is famous for its witchcraft trials, Pomor Trade, and proximity to the Northeast Passage. Learn about the history of Vardø!