View Bleik seen from Mount Røyken
|• Total||0.38 km2 (0.15 sq mi)|
|Elevation||7 m (23 ft)|
|• Density||1,213/km2 (3,140/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
Bleik is a fishing village in Andøy Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The village is located on the northwestern part of the island of Andøya, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) southwest of the village of Andenes.
Bleik has one of the longest beaches in Norway, and it is said that the beach is the reason for the village's name. The beach is white, and bleik is a word for white/pale in the Norwegian language. In the village, there is a horse barn, a school, and a small convenience store. Tourist information, puffin safari, a camping site and pubs are also available in the village.
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