Nuvsvåg

Nuvsvåg
Nuvsvåg
—  Village  —
Nuvsvåg is located in Norway
Nuvsvåg
Location in Norway
Coordinates: 70°16′46″N 22°8′20″E / 70.27944°N 22.13889°E / 70.27944; 22.13889
Country Norway
Region Northern Norway
County Finnmark
Municipality Loppa
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
 – Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02)

Nuvsvåg (coordinates 70°16′46″N 22°8′20″E / 70.27944°N 22.13889°E / 70.27944; 22.13889Coordinates: 70°16′46″N 22°8′20″E / 70.27944°N 22.13889°E / 70.27944; 22.13889) is a village in the municipality of Loppa, Norway. Nuvsvåg is also the home of Finnmark's tallest mountain, Loppatind, and home of the glacier Svartisen. The mountain (ex. the glacier) is 1,175 m tall. With the glacier, the mountain is 1,204 meters above sea level. There are between 150–200 people living in Nuvsvåg all year round. Nuvsvåg's primary industry is fishing. Attempts have been made to start a wolffish-farm, with great success. A lack of funding led to the closure of this business.



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