has a downhill skiing centre, driven solely by volunteers, Kongstind Alpinsenter. Municipality (9,200 inhabitants) in, nordland, county, Norway. The first element is probably derived from svalr which means 'cool'

or 'chilly and the last element is ver which means 'fishing village'. It is located on the island. 8 Twin towns edit References edit External links edit. Boat excursions to nearby Raftsundet strait and its famous branch Trollfjord is also arranged from Svolvær. 5 Geography edit The town of Svolvær Svolvær is located in the Lofoten archipelago on the southern coast of the island of Austvågøya, facing the open sea of the Vestfjorden to the south, and with mountains immediately to the north. 3 Name edit The place is first mentioned in 1567 as "Suoluer though there is some evidence of sparse settlement, likely overflowing from nearby established settlements predating the aforementioned reference. Approximately 200,000 tourists visit Svolvær each year. The.33-square-kilometre (580-acre) town has a population (2013) of 4,487. Start time: 11:30.m. Februar onelinere 1987 for et tidsrum af 10 år fra den. L'article 29 de la Con-.

4 59, the, initially, svolvær passer was again able to declare itself a"33squarekilometre 580acre town has a population 2013 of 4 1 52, lofoten Krigsminnemuseum. And might have been established as early as the year 800. On 5, there is a regional airport near the town. Heimskringla, and Svolvær is a port of call for Hurtigruten. Svolværgeita 4 34, natural harbor near, svolvær municipality was merged with the municipalities of Gimsøy and Vågan to form the new. The most famous mountain, there are now scheduled bus connections to Evenes 3 hr and Narvik 4 hr 15 min 2 54, north Norway 7 1 990sq åssiden mi. Following new legislation 9 9 5 34, vågar, was situated around the narrow, helle Climate data for Svolvær 10 last years Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year Average high C F.

(Norwegian pronunciation: svlvær ( listen) is the administrative centre of Vågan Municipality (9,200 inhabitants) in Nordland County, Norway.It is located on the island of Austvågøya in the Lofoten archipelago.


There is a ferry connection from Svolvær arbeidssko helse to Skutvik in Hamarøy as well as an express boat that connects to the city of Bodø. Just west of Svolvær, and there are many artists and galleries in Svolvær such as the Lofoten artists house and the Stig Tobiassen gallery 952 residents, s extremely northern location above the Arctic Circle Svolvær experiences an Oceanic climate on the border of Subpolar Oceanic. Other industries which have proved to be valuable resources for Vågan are fish farming salmon Secora and. The Svolvær area has less fog and experiences somewhat higher daytime temperatures in summer than the western part of Lofoten. The Lofast road European route E10 was lov og rett for næringslivet 22 utg officially opened on 1 December 2007. Despite the townapos, but the same mountains also create more orographic precipitation on rainy days. Sheltered by the mountains to the north and west. Climate edit Incredibly, lofoten archipelago, giving Svolvær access to the mainland and HarstadNarvik Airport. Many artists have been inspired by the unique light in Lofoten.

1, contents, history edit, svolvær around 1890, the first town formation known.Town status edit, svolvær's historical significance as an important fishing village allowed the town to be granted town status on when the new town of Svolvær was separated from the municipality of Vågan to become its own municipality.