Seiland

SeilandSeiland is an island located in the southwest corner of Norway.

More precisely, it’s located in Finmark county of Hammerfest.

Seiland is the eight largest island in Norway with a land area which covers some 559 kilometers square.

The island area covers at least three municipalities but it is usually associated with only one: Hammerfest. Hammerfest itself comprises of three islands of which Seiland makes up one.

Evidence shows that human habitation existed in Seiland as far back as 7 millennia ago, currently people only inhabit certain areas of the island. Seiland boasts of two major glaciers which are quite popular with visitors to the island.

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