View of the village
|Elevation||1 m (3 ft)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+01:00)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+02:00)|
|Post Code||9190 Akkarvik|
Akkarvik is a small village along the Langfjorden in the municipality of Skjervøy, in the northern part of Troms county, Norway. It is located about 14 km (8.7 mi) south of Årviksand and about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) west of Arnøyhamn on the south side of the island of Arnøya. It has been populated since the 17th century. At its peak during the 1950s, about 400 people lived there. There was a shop, post office, and a bakery. By the year 2001, however, the population has dwindled down to 24 people in 14 private homes.
- http://www.akkarvik.no (Norwegian)