The Barents Region

What is the Barents Region?

The Barents Region consists of northernmost parts of Norway, Sweden, Finland and North-West Russia. Sometimes the area is also referred as the Euro-Arctic Region.  The geographical area covers 1,75 million kmĀ² with over 5 million people. About 75% of the territory is located in  Russia. 

Several indigenous peoples inhabit the Barents: Saami in all four Barents countries, Nenets and Veps on the Russian side.


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Project funding in Barents

How to make your Barents project dreams come true? We have gathered information for all Barents relevant funding sources in our new portal.

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During two missions, in 2007 and 2012, Swedish journalist Tom Juslin traveled through the Nordic countries to find out how climate change affects people, animals and nature - "Climate Journey" opens the planned series of exhibitions in in Kirkenes

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