Why Is Norway Called the Land of the Midnight Sun?

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Norway is referred to as the land of the midnight sun due to the fact that the northern part of Norway is located above the Arctic Circle. This locale is known to receive sunlight 24 hours a day as from mid-May to mid-July.
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