Finnsnes fugleperspektiv Finnsnes, Norway Finnsnes is a small town located in the municipality of Lenvik in Troms county, Norway. The town is located on the mainland part of Norway, across the Gisundet strait from the island of Senja. The Gisund Bridge connects Finnsnes to the suburban villages of Silsand and Laukhella on the island of Senja. The municipality is well provided with kindergartens and a decentralized school system on both primary and secondary level. There are also three schools on upper secondary/high school level and a centre for decentralized studies on university level. Finnsnes Church is located in the center of the town.The City Hall and the parkFinnsnes has several small boroughs surrounding it, forming one large urban area. These are Sandvika/Skogen, Finnfjordbotn, Nygård, Trollvika, and Silsand. Over the last 100 years, the town has grown from a small farm community into the center for commerce in the small region. Finnsnes has experienced extensive growth both commercially and industrially the last few decades. The 3.24-square-kilometre (800-acre) town has a population (2013) of 4,371, which gives the town a population density of 1,349 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,490 /sq mi). In 2000, the village of Finnsnes was granted town status.