Alta (Norway)

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Region
Baltic - Norwegian Fjords - Russia

Coordinates
69.98416 N, 23.29234 E

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Alta is a town located in Alta Municipality (Finnmark county, Norway). The city is the administrative centre of the municipality and it is situated on the southern end of Altafjorden, at the mouth of river Altaelva. Several suburbs are found around the town. Rafsbotn lies to the east, Kafjord, Kvenvik and Jiepmaluokta to the west, Ovre Alta and Tverrelvdalen the south. The famous Alta rock carvings lie just to the west of the city.Alta (Norway) cruise port

Alta is considered the world's northernmost city with a population that surpasses 10,000 inhabitants. It was established in 2000 when Elvebakken, Bossekop and Alta villages were joined together and declared a town by municipality council. The 9.05 km2 (3.49 ml2) town has a population of 14,270 (2013 census), which gives a population density of 1,577 people per square kilometre (4,080/ml2).

Alta has 3 churches: the historic Alta Church (Bossekop), the relatively new Elvebakken Church (Elvebakken), and the Northern Lights Cathedral (new "main" church for the municipality, completed in 2013). Alta is an educational centre in Finnmark county. The Finnmark University College and the local primary and secondary schools are based in Alta. Alta District Court serves the municipalities of Alta and Loppa.

Alta is also a centre of transportation in Finnmark county. It has port facilities along Altafjorden, just alongside Alta Airport (Elvebakken). The airport provides direct flights to Oslo. European route E06 highway runs through the town. Main industries in Alta include several wood mills and sawmills; dairy, horticulture trade; a concrete product factory; maritime services.

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Port Alta cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Alta, Norway. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

  1. February, 2017
Day Ships in port
Tuesday
28 February, 2017
Oriana(arriving at 28 Feb - departing at 02 Mar)
Sunday
12 March, 2017
Oriana(arriving at 12 Mar - departing at 14 Mar)
Monday
20 March, 2017
Astoria(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 06 Oct)
Friday
24 March, 2017
Braemar(arriving at 24 Mar - departing at 24 Mar)
Saturday
25 March, 2017
Braemar(arriving at 25 Mar - departing at 25 Mar)
Friday
31 March, 2017
mv Minerva(arriving at 31 Mar - departing at 31 Mar)