Seventh Triennial Symposium on Transportation Analysis
Tromsø by midnight.Photo: Destination Tromsø
Tromsø has the most Northern Lights in the world and 2 months of Midnight Sun. The city has a lively, colourful downtown rich in Arctic history. It is surrounded by the drama of the Lyngen Alps, blue fjords and hundreds of island.
Tromsø is home to the world’s northernmost university, brewery, and cathedral. The city lives on education, research, administration, fishing exports, and satellite technology.
The centre of the north has some 65,000 residents and the Municipality of Tromsø covers an area of 2558 km². Around 50,000 live in the centre of Tromsø, while the remainder is scattered throughout the whole municipality.
The Lyngen AlpsPhoto: Destination Tromsø
View over TromsøPhoto: Destination Tromsø
The Arctic CathedralPhoto: Destination Tromsø
Published June 7, 2010
Downloadable city maps (2 pages, some 10 MB) from Visit Tromsø.
Contact: Geir Hasle, Chair of the Organizing Committee