Bjarkøy Church

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Bjarkøy Church
Bjarkøy kirke
View of the church
Bjarkøy Church is located in Troms
Bjarkøy Church
Bjarkøy Church
Location in Troms
Coordinates: 68°59′43″N 16°32′36″E / 68.9954°N 16.5434°E / 68.9954; 16.5434
Location Harstad, Troms
Country Norway
Denomination Church of Norway
Churchmanship Evangelical Lutheran
Events Moved from Sandsøya
to Bjarkøya in 1886
Status Parish church
Functional status Active
Completed 1766
Capacity 350
Materials Wood
Parish Bjarkøy og Sandsøy
Deanery Trondenes prosti
Diocese Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland

Bjarkøy Church (Norwegian: Bjarkøy kirke) is a parish church in the municipality of Harstad in Troms county, Norway. It is located in the village of Nergården on the island of Bjarkøya. The church is part of the Bjarkøy og Sandsøy parish in the Trondenes deanery in the Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland. The white wooden church was originally built in 1766 on the island of Sandsøya. In 1866, the church was disassembled and moved to Nergården on the island of Bjarkøya. The church seats about 350 people.[1]

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  1. ^ "Bjarkøy kirke" (in Norwegian). Kirkesøk: Kirkebyggdatabasen. Retrieved 2012-08-21.