Varangerbotn

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Varangerbotn
Vuonnabahta
Village
Varangerbotn is located in Finnmark
Varangerbotn
Varangerbotn
Location in Finnmark
Coordinates: 70°10′21″N 28°33′21″E / 70.17250°N 28.55583°E / 70.17250; 28.55583Coordinates: 70°10′21″N 28°33′21″E / 70.17250°N 28.55583°E / 70.17250; 28.55583
Country Norway
Region Northern Norway
County Finnmark
District Øst-Finnmark
Municipality Nesseby
Elevation[1] 8 m (26 ft)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 9840 Varangerbotn

Varangerbotn (Northern Sami: Vuonnabahta) is the administrative centre of Nesseby Municipality, Finnmark county, Norway. It is located at the innermost part of the large Varangerfjorden. The village is located at the intersection of the European route E06 and European route E75 highways. The villages of Karlebotn and Nesseby lie a short distance to the south and east (respectively) from Varangerbotn.[2]

The band The BlackSheeps comes from Varangerbotn. The Varanger Sami Museum is located in the village and it shows the cultural history of the Sami people in the Varanger region.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Varangerbotn" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2013-03-20. 
  2. ^ a b Store norske leksikon. "Varangerbotn" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2013-03-20.