Kristiansund Tourism, Norway

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Kristiansund [kristjɑnˈsʉnː] (historically Christianssund) is a city and municipality on the western coast of Norway in the Nordmøre district of Møre og Romsdal county. It was officially awarded township status in 1742, and it is still the major town for the region. The administrative center of the municipality is the city of Kristiansund. Other settlements in the municipality include the villages of Kvalvåg, Rensvik, and Nedre Frei. The city of Kristiansund is the largest settlement in the municipality. The 7.91-square-kilometre (1,950-acre) city has a population (2013) of 18,002 which gives the city a population density of 2,276 inhabitants per square kilometre (5,890/sq mi).


Is Kristiansund in Norway on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. The nearest major city to Kristiansund is Geiranger. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Geiranger for its bountiful attractions like Geiranger Fjord, Dalsnibba Mountain Plateau, The Seven Sisters on your trip to Kristiansund. Popular vacation packages of Kristiansund are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Kristiansund*

  • Kristiansund: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Kristiansund for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Kristiansund.

    • Burglary and Theft 100 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 100 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 100 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 100 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 100 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 100 (Very High)
    • Attacks 100 (Very High)
    • Drug offense 100 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 100 (Very High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 100 (Very High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 100 (Very High)
  • Living in Kristiansund - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 77.51 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Kristiansund

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kristiansund

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14.91 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 43.49 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 115.94 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 86.97 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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