What is the land of the midnight sun?
The "Land of the Midnight Sun" is anywhere north of the Arctic Circle. For six weeks of the year (during summer), the Sun shines for 24 hours day, meaning the Sun would be visible at midnight.
The name is typically applied to the region of Lapland, or to the countries of Norway or Finland.
Land of the Midnight Sun refers to any land north of the Arctic Circle. For part of the year, this area experiences constant sunlight, 24 hours a day, thus being known as 'Land of the Midnight Sun' as the sun shines during midnight. The countries that experience this are the United States, Canada, Denmark (via Greenland), Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia.
The Land of the Midnight Sun is basically land above the Arctic Circle. Due to Earth's tilt, this area experiences a period of time annually in which there are 24 hours of sunlight (24 hours of nighttime as well during a different period). The name Land of the Midnight Sun literally means there is sunlight at midnight. Since parts of Europe are located in this area (Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia), Europe contains part…