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Skibotn

Skibotn is a village in the municipality of Storfjord in Troms county, Norway. It is located on the southeastern shore of the Lyngen fjord in Northern Norway. The village area is located at the crossroads of the European route E6 and European route E8 highways. The distance by road to Kilpisjärvi, the northernmost community in the western "arm" of Finland, is approximately. Skibotn Chapel is located in the village.The 0.94km2 village has a population (2013) of 568, which gives the village a population density of. The modern day residents of Skibotn are mostly either descendant of the Kven people and Sami people, or immigrants—and their descendants—from Southern and Central Norway.The nameThe last element is botn 'bottom' . The first element is probably skip 'ship' - referring to the harbour here.GeographySkibotn is located in a valley, surrounded by large mountains including Nallagais, Imagais, Steindalsbreen, Balggesvarr and Storfjellet. The river Skibotnelva empties into the fjord at Skibotn. Skibotnelva river flows from the lakes Rihpojávri and Gálggojávri. Skibotn is known for its dry climate with frequent clear skies in the Skibotn valley, and the calcareous pine forests, with rare orchids. Due to the climate with few clouds, there is an astrophysical observatory located in Skibotn.
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