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Kroken is a neighborhood in the city of Tromsø which lies in Tromsø Municipality in Troms county, Norway. The neighborhood is located along the Tromsøysundet strait on the mainland, just across the strait from the city centre of Tromsø which lies on the island of Tromsøya. The Tromsdalen area of the city of Tromsø lies about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) to the south and the village of Movik lies about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) to the north. The village is considered part of the Tromsdalen urban area.

Neighborhood of Tromsø
View of the village (seen from Tromsøya)
View of the village (seen from Tromsøya)
Kroken is located in Troms
Location in Troms
Kroken is located in Norway
Kroken (Norway)
Coordinates: 69°41′02″N 19°04′10″E / 69.68389°N 19.06944°E / 69.68389; 19.06944Coordinates: 69°41′02″N 19°04′10″E / 69.68389°N 19.06944°E / 69.68389; 19.06944
RegionNorthern Norway
MunicipalityTromsø Municipality
Elevation19 m (62 ft)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
9022 Krokelvdalen

Kroken is a large residential area that has two schools, Kroken Church, the Ishavsbyen FK association football club, and the Krokensenteret shopping mall, where Norway's largest Coop Prix is located.


  1. ^ "Kroken" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-12-15.