Tovik

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Tovik
Village
Tovik is located in Troms
Tovik
Tovik
Location in Troms
Coordinates: 68°40′45″N 16°52′10″E / 68.67917°N 16.86944°E / 68.67917; 16.86944Coordinates: 68°40′45″N 16°52′10″E / 68.67917°N 16.86944°E / 68.67917; 16.86944
Country Norway
Region Northern Norway
County Troms
District Central Hålogaland
Municipality Skånland
Elevation[1] 14 m (46 ft)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 9445 Tovik

Tovik is a village in the municipality of Skånland in Troms county, Norway. The village is located on the mainland at the entrance of the two fjords; Astafjorden and Vågsfjorden, and at a distance of about 35km from Harstad/Narvik Airport, Evenes. Tovik's population (2001) is 151.[2][3]

A characteristic feature of this village is the curved mole (or breakwater) which accommodates smaller vessels, as well as a pier for guest boats. There is also a gas/petrol station which provides for general groceries. Tovik Church was built in 1905 and serving the central part of Skånland.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tovik" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2012-08-31. 
  2. ^ Statistisk sentralbyrå (2001). "Folke- og boligtellingen 2001, kommune- og bydelshefter 1913 Skånland" (PDF) (in Norwegian). 
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Tovik" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2010-03-31.