6 Places On Earth Where Sun Never Sets

Sugandh chetry
Sugandh chetry

The land we live, we have much to discover it is a land of mysteries if we are to say correctly. There are plenty of places in the world where the sun does not rise or tend to rise late. At these places, nights stay for much longer than excepted and the sun does not rise. Earth holds many such places where there is no light at all. All these seem like a land of fairies and mysticism. Our routine revolves around 24 hours a day, with around 12 hours a day. With around twelve hours of sunlight and the remaining hours are nighttime.

  • Norway: Norway, situated in the Arctic Circle, is called the Land of the Midnight Sun. Where from May to late July, the sun actually never sets. This means that for around a period of 76 days, the sun never goes down. In Svalbard, Norway, the sun shines continuously from April 10 to August 23. It is also Europe’s northernmost inhabited region. You can plan your visit to this place during this time and live for days when there is no night.
  • Finland: The land of thousands of lakes and islands, most parts of Finland get to see the sun straight for just 73 days during summers. During this time, the sun continues to shine for around 73 days, whereas. During the wintertime, this region sees no sunlight. It is also one of the reasons why people here sleep less in summer, and more during winters. When here, you get to enjoy the Northern Lights and also get the opportunity to indulge in skiing and experience the feel of staying in glass igloos.
  • Iceland: Iceland is the largest island in Europe, after Great Britain, and is also known for being a country without mosquitoes. During the summer, Iceland has clear nights. While in the month of June, the sun never really sets. To see the midnight sun in all its glory, you can visit the town of Akureyri and Grimsey Island in the  Arctic Circle. Iceland gets sunlight from 10 May through July, where the sun is above the horizon all the time. Besides the breathtaking northern lights, the country offers various delightful activities like hiking. Wildlife watching, whale watching, caving, cycling, and visiting the National park.
  •  Barrow, Alaska: From late May to late July, the sun actually does not set here, which is later compensated from the beginning of November for the next 30 days. Which the sun does not rise, and is known as the polar night. This also means that the country remains in darkness during the harsh months of winter. Famed for snow-capped mountains and mesmerizing glaciers, this place can be visited in either summers or winters.
  • Sweden: From early May until late August, Sweden sees the sun setting around midnight and rising at around 4 AM in the country. Here, the time period of constant sunshine might last for up to six months of a year. So when here, one can spend long days by indulging in adventurous activities, by going out for golfing, fishing, exploring trekking trails, and much more.
  • Nunavut, Canada: Nunavut is a city with more than just 3000 people; it is located two degrees above the Arctic Circle, in the Northwest Territories of Canada. This place sees around two months of 24X7 sunlight, whereas during winters, the place sees around 30 consecutive days of total darkness.

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