6 places on Earth where the sun does not set
- Most people used to experiencing 12 hours of day time and 12 hours night time daily
- There are some regions where the sun does not set for months
- It gets extremely difficult to keep track of time in these areas
We have all had times when we wished for the day to never end. Did you know that these places where the sun never goes down actually exist? In these regions the sun stays up for 70 days. It gets extremely difficult for tourists to keep track of time and often the locals end up becoming confused too.
If you are keen to explore such places here is a list of countries you must visit:
The nation located inside the Arctic Circle is often known as the Land of the Midnight Sun. In the months from May to late July, the sun literally does not set for a period of 76 days. In Svalbard, Norway, the sun shines continuously from April 10 to August 23. It is Europe’s northernmost inhabited region.
The region is located around two degrees above the Arctic Circle in the Northwest Territories of Canada. The area experiences around 30 consecutive days with no sun along with two months of 24X7 sunlight.
Europe’s largest island after Great Britain and the country which prides itself on being free of any mosquitoes experiences no night in the month of June. In order to see the sun in all its glory, you must visit Akureyri and Grimsey Island inside the Arctic Circle.
The region experiences no sunsets between late May and late July. However, it is compensated for in the beginning of November when the sun does not rise for a period of 30 days. This time is known as the polar night.
The land of a thousand lakes experiences 73 straight days with the sun shining bright. During winter, the region sees no sunlight for a period of time. The country is popular among tourists who wish to watch the Northern Lights and stay in igloos.
The sun sets around midnight and is up again at 4 am in the country between early May and late August. There are times when the sun does not set for a period of months.