Tromso is the largest city in the Nordic countries north of the Arctic Circle and has the world's northernmost university, brewery and cathedral. The city thrives on education, research, management, fisheries exports and satellite technology. The North Centre has 74,492 inhabitants and the city of Tromso has an area of ??2,558 square kilometers. About 50,000 people live in the centre of Tromso, while the rest are scattered throughout the town.