Kvaløya, Finnmark

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Kvaløya (Northern Sami: Fálá) is a big island in Norway. It is in Finnmark county and has an area of 336 square kilometres (130 sq mi). The island is in the Hammerfest Municipality, and the Hammerfest town is on the west side of the island. There are other villages on the island too, like Forsøl, Rypefjord, and Stallogargo. The island is connected to the mainland by a bridge, and most of the places are near the bridge. There is a ferry that goes to another island called Seiland. The highest mountain on the island is 629 metres (2,064 ft) tall, and it's called Svartfjellet.[1]

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  1. Askheim, Svein (March 18, 2020). "Kvaløya i Finnmark". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved May 4, 2023.