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Moskenesøya Island
Village of Reine on Moskenesøya, Norway

It may upend your idea of vacation destinations, but the fishing village of Reine, on the Norwegian island of Moskenesøya, sees a fair amount of tourism. Many come to the village for the breathtaking views, like the one in this photo.


Reine is a fishing village and the administrative centre of the municipality of Moskenes in Nordland county, Norway. It is located on the island of Moskenesøya in the Lofoten archipelago, above the Arctic Circle, about 300 kilometres southwest of the town of Tromsø. The 0.29-square-kilometre village has a population of 307. The population density is 1,059 inhabitants per square kilometre. Reine Church is located here and it serves the northern part of the municipality.
Population: 309 (2016)
Area: 3,121,534 sq feet (290,000 m²)

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