Nesseby (village)

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Nesseby
Unjárga
Village
Nesseby is located in Finnmark
Nesseby
Nesseby
Location in Finnmark
Coordinates: 70°09′07″N 28°51′54″E / 70.15194°N 28.86500°E / 70.15194; 28.86500Coordinates: 70°09′07″N 28°51′54″E / 70.15194°N 28.86500°E / 70.15194; 28.86500
Country Norway
Region Northern Norway
County Finnmark
District Øst-Finnmark
Municipality Nesseby
Elevation[1] 15 m (49 ft)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 9840 Varangerbotn

Nesseby or Unjárga is a small village in Nesseby Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. The village is located on the southern coast of the Varanger Peninsula, near the inner part of the Varangerfjorden. The European route E75 highway runs through the village on its way from Varangerbotn to Vadsø. Nesseby Church lies on a small peninsula on the coast of the village. The village (and municipality) is bilingual and has two official names: Nesseby (Norwegian) and Unjárga (Northern Sami).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nesseby" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2013-03-19. 
  2. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Unjárga/Nesseby" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2013-03-19.