Northern Norway

region of Norway

Northern Norway is a geographical region and district of Norway. It is the three northernmost counties Nordland, Troms and Finnmark.

Northern Norway has a total of about 35% of the Norwegian mainland. Some of the largest towns in Northern Norway (from south to north) are Mo i Rana, Bodø, Narvik, Harstad, Tromsø and Alta. Northern Norway is often described as the land of the midnight sun and the land of the northern lights.