Tromsø (Northren Sami: Romsa;[2] Kven: Tromssa) is a ceety an municipality in Troms county, Norawa. The admeenistrative centre o the municipality is the ceety o Tromsø.

Tromsø kommune

Romssa Suohkan
Tromsø view.jpg
Coat o airms o Tromsø kommune
Coat o airms
Offeecial logo o Tromsø kommune
Troms within
Norawa
Tromsø within Troms
Tromsø within Troms
Coordinates: 69°40′58″N 18°56′34″E / 69.68278°N 18.94278°E / 69.68278; 18.94278Coordinates: 69°40′58″N 18°56′34″E / 69.68278°N 18.94278°E / 69.68278; 18.94278
KintraNorawa
CoontyTroms
DestrictNord-Troms
Admeenistrative centreTromsø
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2011)Jens Johan Hjort (H)
Area
 • Total2,520.11 km2 (973.02 sq mi)
 • Land2,473.36 km2 (954.97 sq mi)
 • Water46.75 km2 (18.05 sq mi)
Aurie rank#18 in Norawa
Population
 (2012)
 • Tot71,590
 • Rank#8 in Norawa
 • Density27.9/km2 (72/sq mi)
 • Change (10 years)
14.2%
Demonym(s)Tromsøværing[1]
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeNO-1902
Offeecial leid formNeutral
Wabsteidtromso.kommune.no
Data frae Stateestics Norawa

Tromsø ceety is the nint lairgest urban aurie in Norawa bi population,[3] an the seivent lairgest ceety in Norawa bi population.[4] It is the lairgest ceety an the lairgest urban aurie in Northren Norawa, an the seicont lairgest ceety an urban aurie in Sápmi (follaein Murmansk).

Internaitional relationsEedit

Twin touns — Sister ceetiesEedit

Tromsø haes eleiven twin touns an sister ceeties:[5]

Sister ceety Syne Kintra
Kemi 1940  
Luleå 1950  
Ringkøbing 1950  
Grimsby 1961  
Pune 1966  
Anchorage 1969  
Zagreb 1971  
Murmansk 1972  
Quetzaltenango 1999  
Gaza 2001  
Nadym 2008  

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Navn på steder og personer: Innbyggjarnamn" (in Norse). Språkrådet. Retrieved 2015-12-01.
  2. Erroneously, the Sámi name is aften believed tae be "Romssa". This is acause "Tromsø Municipality" is "Romssa Suohkan". Romssa, housomeivver is the genitive case, so that "Romssa Suohkan" translates tae "the Municipality of Romsa".
  3. Norse Wikipedia, (in Norse)
  4. Norwegian Wikipedia, (in Norse)
  5. List of twin towns from Tromsø municipality (Norwegian)