Kiby

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Kiby
Village
View of the village
View of the village
Kiby is located in Finnmark
Kiby
Kiby
Location in Finnmark
Kiby is located in Norway
Kiby
Kiby
Kiby (Norway)
Coordinates: 70°03′44″N 29°51′26″E / 70.06222°N 29.85722°E / 70.06222; 29.85722Coordinates: 70°03′44″N 29°51′26″E / 70.06222°N 29.85722°E / 70.06222; 29.85722
Country Norway
Region Northern Norway
County Finnmark
District Øst-Finnmark
Municipality Vadsø
Elevation[1] 12 m (39 ft)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 9800 Vadsø

Kiby is a village in Vadsø Municipality, Finnmark county, Norway. It is located along the Varangerfjorden and European route E75, about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) east of the town of Vadsø. The fishing village had a population of 39 in 2003,[2] although it had a population of 208 in 1891.[3] Vardø Airport, which opened on 1 August 1974, is located at Kiby.[4]

Megaliths at Kiby

Norwegian-American poet Julius Berg Johannesen was born in Kiby in 1869. He emigrated to the USA 1891, where he published three books with poems.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kiby, Vadsø" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2013-03-07. 
  2. ^ "Folkemengde, etter alder, bostedsstrøk og delområde/grunnkrets. 2003 Vadsø" (PDF) (in Norwegian). Statistics Norway. p. 52. Retrieved 12 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "Antal beboede Huse samt hjemmehørende Folkemængde 1 Januar 1891" (PDF) (in Norwegian). Statistics Norway. p. 52. Retrieved 12 February 2013. 
  4. ^ Gynnild, Olav (2009). "Flyplassenes og flytrafikkens historie". Kulturminner på norske lufthavner – Landsverneplan for Avinor. Avinor. Archived from the original on 25 January 2013. Retrieved 25 January 2012. 
  5. ^ [1] Julius Berg Baumann 1869-1923