Hammerfest

  • Sami name: Hámmerfeasta
  • Population 11,448
  • Claims to be the world’s northernmost city (shared with Honningsvåg)
  • Has a long and eventual history and is one of the oldest cities in Northern Norway (shared with Vardø)
  • Was completely destroyed during World War II
  • Home of Hvaldimir, the Russian beluga spy whale

General Info about Hammerfest

Hammerfest History

Hammerfest Visitor Information