View of the village (seen from Tromsøya)
|Elevation||19 m (62 ft)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+01:00)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+02:00)|
|Post Code||9022 Krokelvdalen|
Kroken is a part of the city of Tromsø in the municipality of Tromsø in Troms county, Norway. The district is located along Tromsøysundet (the Tromsø strait) on the mainland of Norway. It sits across the strait from the city centre of Tromsø on the island of Tromsøya. The Tromsdalen area of the city of Tromsø lies about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) to the south and the village of Movik lies about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) to the north.
Kroken is a large residential area in the city of Tromsø. It has two schools, Kroken Church, the Ishavsbyen FK association football club, and the Krokensenteret shopping mall, where Norway's largest Coop Prix is located.
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