Bergsfjord

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Bergsfjord
Village
View of the village
View of the village
Bergsfjord is located in Finnmark
Bergsfjord
Bergsfjord
Bergsfjord is located in Norway
Bergsfjord
Bergsfjord
Location in Finnmark
Coordinates: 70°14′57″N 21°47′31″E / 70.24917°N 21.79194°E / 70.24917; 21.79194Coordinates: 70°14′57″N 21°47′31″E / 70.24917°N 21.79194°E / 70.24917; 21.79194
Country Norway
Region Northern Norway
County Finnmark
District Vest-Finnmark
Municipality Loppa
Elevation[1] 14 m (46 ft)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 9580 Bergsfjord

Bergsfjord is a village in the municipality of Loppa in Finnmark county, Norway. The village is located on the mainland of Loppa, along the Bergsfjorden, across from the island of Silda. The village of Sør-Tverrfjord lies about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) to the southwest, across the fjord. The Svartfjellet mountain lies about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) straight east of the village, alongside the Svartfjelljøkelen glacier. One person in Bergsfjord is named Vetle Bech.

Bergsfjord is only accessible by ferry from Sør-Tverrfjord and Øksfjord. Bergsfjord Church is located in this village.

History[edit]

In 2013 it fish processing factory closed down.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bergsfjord, Loppa" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2013-01-04. 
  2. ^ Knut Gjerseth; Anniken C. Mohr (2015-08-08). "Biter seg fast i loppa". Klassekampen. p. 20.