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|• Total||1.23 km2 (0.47 sq mi)|
|Elevation||6 m (20 ft)|
|• Density||971/km2 (2,510/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+01:00)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+02:00)|
|Post Code||8530 Bjerkvik|
Bjerkvik is a village in the municipality of Narvik in Nordland county, Norway. Bjerkvik is located at the head of Herjangsfjorden, an arm of Ofotfjorden. Bjerkvik sits less than 20 kilometres (12 mi) south of the border of Troms county. The 1.23-square-kilometre (300-acre) village has a population (2013) of 1,194. The population density of the village is 971 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,510/sq mi).
Bjerkvik Church was built here in 1955 to serve the northern part of the municipality. The European route E06 and European route E10 highways meet in Bjerkvik. Elvegårdsmoen military camp lies on the eastern edge of the village near the lake Hartvikvatnet.
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- Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.".
- "Bjerkvik" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2012-05-29.
- Store norske leksikon. "Bjerkvik" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-05-29.
- "Bombardementet av Bjerkvik" (in Norwegian). Bjerkvik skole i Narvik kommune. Retrieved 2012-05-29.
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