View of the village in the winter
|• Total||0.75 km2 (0.29 sq mi)|
|Elevation||9 m (30 ft)|
|• Density||1,091/km2 (2,830/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+01:00)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+02:00)|
|Post Code||8373 Ballstad|
Ballstad is a village in the municipality of Vestvågøy in Nordland county, Norway. It is located on a small island off the southwestern tip of the island of Vestvågøya in the Lofoten archipelago. It is one of the largest fishing villages in Lofoten.
Ballstad is a coastal village situated near the mouth of Buksnesfjorden, where it meets Vestfjorden. The mountain Skottinden lies just west of the village and the village of Gravdal lies about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) to the north.
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