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Murmansk

2019-01-1515:27 Mona Lisa Skipnes

Murmansk (Му́рманск in Russian) is the capital of Murmansk Oblast in the north-western part of Russia. It is a port city in the Kola bay in the Barentsea and have rich resources especially in fishing. Murmansk is in the north of the Kola Peninsula and was founded in 1916.

Murmansk has approx. 300.000 inhabitants and it is the biggest city north of the arctic circle.

Murmansk ligger ut mot Barentshavet som har rike ressurser særlig innen

The city is 108 km from the Norwegian border and 182 km from the Finnish border.

Funfact: Murmansk has the northernmost trolleybus system in earth and also the northernmost McDonald restaurant.