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Nordlys newspaper Tromso.jpg
Nordlys headquarters building in Tromsø
Founded 1902
Headquarters Tromsø
Circulation 26,714 (2008)

Nordlys is a Norwegian newspaper published in Tromsø, covering the region of Troms, and the largest newspaper in Northern Norway. Chief editor is Anders Opdahl. Nordlys was founded in 1902 by Alfred Eriksen, who also was its first editor-in-chief. Among the later editors are Ivan Kristoffersen, who edited the newspaper from 1982 to 1997, and Hans Kr. Amundsen who served the position from 2001 to 2011.[1]


  • 2008: 26,714.


  1. ^ "Nordlys". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 22 January 2011. 

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