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Finnmark is the northern most county where Norway swings eastwards; wide, deep fjords and open plains characterise the landscape. The World´s northernmost city, Hammerfest, received its city status on 17 July 1789. The Snøhvit project, comprising offshore installations, cabling and an LNG factory on Melkøya. The unique nature and proximity to the Arctic Ocean attracts an ever increasing number of tourists northwards. FinnChurch which is said to be the most graceful sea cliff in Norway. People travel here from far and wide to fish salmon in the Alta and Tana Rivers. For many, North Cape is a major tourist centre; you cannot travel any farther north by car than the North Cape.


Troms is an island county. Over half of the county´s population live on islands. The multitude of islands and deep fjords presents great communicational challenges. The main town of the county, Tromsø, is also known as the "Paris of the North". Despite the Polar nights, or perhaps because of them, the town is noted for its night life and for the Arctic Cathedral. In Lyngen, are glaciers and peaks up to 2000 metres (6500 feet) above sea level. Today, bridges and tunnels provide an increasing number of mainland connections. The largest airports, Evenes at Harstad, Bardufoss and Tromsø, connect the county with the rest of Norway and the world beyond. Tromsø airport has a direct service to Murmansk and Archangel in north-west Russia. There is also a direct service to London in the summer.


Outside Bodø you will find the strongest maelstrom in the world, Saltstraumen. On a clear day from Bodø, you can see Lofoten in the north-west. This large island group, which stretches far out into the Norwegian Sea, is one of Norway´s most popular tourist areas. Every year in January, a huge flotilla of fishing boats gathers to catch their share of the amazing quantity of cod. Lofoten has also inspired a large number of artists.

Knut Hamsun, one of Norway´s most famous authors, used the Nordland coast as the setting for many of his novels. The Helgeland coast, from Trøndelag to Bodø in the north, has more than 57.000 km of shoreline. The beautiful scenery, with unique mountain formations, has from ancient times given rise to myths and legends which are still very much alive today. The battle against the elements has made the people determined and perhaps a little reckless. North Norwegians are known for their openness and humour.


Muncipality with locations

Alta, Berlevåg, Båtsfjord, Gamvik, Hammerfest, Hasvik, Karasjok, Kautokeino, Kvalsund, Lebesby, Loppa, Måsøy, Nesseby, Nordkapp, Porsanger, Sør-Varanger, Tana, Vadsø and Vardø.

Companies in Finnmark


Muncipality in Troms

Balsfjord, Bardu, Berg, Bjarkøy, Dyrøy, Gratangen, Harstad, Ibestad, Karlsøy, Kvæfjord, Kvænangen, Kåfjord, Lavangen, Lenvik, Lyngen, Målselv, Nordreisa, Salangen, Skjervøy, Skånland, Storfjord, Sørreisa, Torsken, Tranøy and Tromsø.

Companies in Troms


Muncipality in Nordland

Alstahaug, Andøy, Ballangen, Beiarn, Bindal, Bodø, Brønnøy, , Dønna, Evenes, Fauske, Flakstad, Gildeskål, Grane, Hadsel, Hamarøy, Hattfjelldal, Hemnes, Herøy, Leirfjord, Lurøy, Lødingen, Meløy, Moskenes, Narvik, Nesna, Rana, Rødøy, Røst, Saltdal, Sortland, Steigen, Sømna, Sørfold, Tjeldsund, Træna, Tysfjord, Vefsn, Vega, Vestvågøy, Vevelstad, Vågan, Værøy and Øksnes.

Companies in Nordland