Tromsø is located at 69° 41' north, 350 km north of the
Arctic circle, and is home to the world's northernmost
university, UiT The Arctic University of Norway.
The city is often referred to as the
"Paris of the North"
"Gateway to the Arctic",
and is home to about 75000 inhabitants. The midnight sun period lasts
from May 20-July 22 during which the sun never sets.
A beautiful timelapse video of the midnight sun can be view
here, made by one
of the many excellent photographers in Tromsø, Ole
Tromsø University Campus
Prof. Kenneth Ruud
Department of Chemistry
UiT-The Arctic University of Norway
Hansine Hansens Veg Tromsø, NO-9037
(+47) 77 62 31 00 (+47) 77 62 31 01