5 Places on Earth where the sun never rises during winters


The archipelago of Svalbard experiences a polar night that lasts for several weeks. The capital, Longyearbyen, plunges into an extended twilight, with the sun setting in late October and not rising again until mid-February.

Svalbard, Norway

The northernmost cities in the world, Barrow  an extended period of darkness during winters. From late November to late January, the sun remains below the horizon, casting the town into an enchanting polar night.

Barrow, Alaska, USA

The Russian city of Murmansk, situated above the Arctic Circle, experiences polar nights for about 40 days during winters. From early December to late January.

Murmansk, Russia

Greenland’s capital, Nuuk, encounters polar nights that extend from early December to late January. During this period, the city is blanketed in an extended twilight, offering a surreal backdrop for winter activities.

Nuuk, Greenland

In the northernmost parts of Finland, such as Lapland, the sun may not rise above the horizon for several weeks during the peak of winters. This occurs because Finland is located within the Arctic Circle.

Lapland, Finland