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Hammerfest

(hä`mərfĕst), town (1995 pop. 9,561), Finnmark co., N Norway, on Kvaløy island. It is the northernmost town of Europe, but its harbor is always ice-free. Tourists are attracted by its uninterrupted daylight from May 17 to July 29. There are fish-processing plants. Chartered c.1795, Hammerfest was heavily damaged by British naval bombardment in 1809, by fire in 1890, and by retreating German forces in 1944.

Hammerfest

 

a city and port in the extreme north of Norway, in the county of Finnmark; situated on Lake Kvaløya. Population, 7,000 (1970). Located just under 70° 40’ N lat., Hammerfest is the northernmost city in Europe. It is a center of the fishing and fish-processing industries. Dried fish, fish oil, and fertilizers are exported.

Hammerfest

a port in N Norway, on the W coast of Kvalöy Island: the northernmost town in Europe, with uninterrupted daylight from May 17 to July 29 and no sun between Nov. 21 and Jan. 21; fishing and tourist centre. Pop.: 9157 (2004 est.)
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