Bolga

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This article is about the Norwegian island. For the village in Ghana, see Bolgatanga.
Bolga
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Location in Nordland
Geography
Location Nordland, Norway
Coordinates 66°48′18″N 13°14′03″E / 66.8051°N 13.2342°E / 66.8051; 13.2342Coordinates: 66°48′18″N 13°14′03″E / 66.8051°N 13.2342°E / 66.8051; 13.2342
Area 2.4 km2 (0.93 sq mi)
Length 2 km (1.2 mi)
Width 1.5 km (0.93 mi)
Highest elevation 339 m (1,112 ft)
Highest point Bolgtinden
Norway
County Nordland
Municipality Meløy
Demographics
Population 141 (as of 2005)

Bolga is a populated island, just off of the Helgeland coast, in the municipality of Meløy in Nordland county, Norway. The 2.4-square-kilometre (0.93 sq mi) island has a population (2005) of 141. It is located west of the islands of Meløya and Åmnøya. The highest point on the island is the 339-metre (1,112 ft) tall Bolgtinden. Most of the population of the island lives along the eastern shore. There are regular ferry connections from Bolga to the islands of Meløya to the east and to Vassdalsvik and Ørnes on the mainland.[1]

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  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Bolga" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-02-06.