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Hammerfest Destination Guide

Delve into Hammerfest in Norway

Hammerfest in the region of Finnmark with its 6,788 residents is located in Norway - some 827 mi or ( 1332 km ) North-East of Oslo , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Hammerfest

Local time in Hammerfest is now 03:02 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Oslo " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Pajala, Kiruna, Gällivare, Enontekiö, and Oksfjord. While being here, you might want to check out Pajala . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Hammerfest ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Wideroe Dash 8 cockpit view landing at Hammerfest Norway

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Widerøe Dash 8 landing RWY05 at Hammerfest Airport, Norway ..

DSI Hammerfest

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Norway 1982 - Norra Norge 北ノルウエー Hammerfest (&fmt=18) Super 8 Film

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Ahigh-resolution slide show with stereo sound and no transition effects. The dates of the pictures are shown in form of yymmdd on the screen. Every slide lasts 8 or 9 seconds. To view in stereo and hi ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Royal and Ancient Polar Bear Society

The Royal and Ancient Polar Bear Society is a small museum in the town of Hammerfest, Norway The significance of the polar bear is that this animal is the town's mascot and heraldic crest. For all its remoteness, Hammerfest has a long history as a trading port, and Isbjørnklubben as it is called in Norwegian - meaning simply Polar Bear Club - sets out to commemorate this.

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Located at 70.66 23.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 1963 establishments in Norway, Culture of the Arctic, Hammerfest, Local museums in Norway, Museums established in 1963, Museums in Finnmark

Hammerfest Church

Hammerfest Church is the main parish church in Hammerfest Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. It located in the town of Hammerfest. The church is part of the Hammerfest parish in the Hammerfest deanery in the Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland. The church is the main church of the deanery. The stone/concrete church was built in 1961 by the architect Hans Magnus. The church seats about 525 people. Throughout history there have been many churches in Hammerfest, dating back to about 1620.

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Located at 70.66 23.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Churches in Finnmark, Hammerfest, Religious buildings completed in 1961

Fuglenes Lighthouse

Fuglenes Lighthouse was a coastal lighthouse located in the municipality of Hammerfest in Finnmark, Norway. It was established in 1859, and deactivated in 1911, when it was replaced by a light.

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Located at 70.67 23.66 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1859 establishments in Norway, Hammerfest, Lighthouses completed in 1859, Lighthouses in Finnmark

Wolfgang Kaden

Korvettenkapitän (naval corvette captain or lieutenant-commander) of the Reserves Wolfgang Kaden (5 December 1899 – 9 July 1942) was a Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipient during World War II. He is credited with the sinking of at least three submarines including the British submarine HMS H49 on 18 October 1940 off of Texel and the Soviet submarine K-23 commanded by Magomet Gadzhiyev on 12 May 1942 off of Nordkyn.

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Located at 70.65 23.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: 1899 births, 1942 deaths, German military personnel killed in World War II, German military personnel of World War II, Kriegsmarine personnel, People from Leipzig, Recipients of the Knight's Cross


Melkøya is an island in Hammerfest Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. The island sits just west of the town of Hammerfest. The 0.69-square-kilometre island is connected to the town of Hammerfest (on the island of Kvaløya by the Melkøysund Tunnel which was completed in 2003. The industrial island is the endpoint of the undersea pipeline that transports natural gas from the Snøhvit natural gas fields in the Barents Sea.

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Located at 70.69 23.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Hammerfest, Islands of Finnmark

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Hammerfest