Dønnesfjord

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Dønnesfjord
Village
Dønnesfjord is located in Finnmark
Dønnesfjord
Dønnesfjord
Location in Finnmark
Coordinates: 70°38′55″N 22°37′46″E / 70.64861°N 22.62944°E / 70.64861; 22.62944Coordinates: 70°38′55″N 22°37′46″E / 70.64861°N 22.62944°E / 70.64861; 22.62944
Country Norway
Region Northern Norway
County Finnmark
District Vest-Finnmark
Municipality Hasvik
Elevation[1] 0.5 m (1.6 ft)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 9593 Breivikbotn

Dønnesfjord was a fishing village in the municipality of Hasvik in Finnmark county, Norway. The site of the former village is located on the small island of Nordøya in the Dønnesfjorden on the north central coast of the large island of Sørøya. There are no roads that connect to the isolated village, so access is limited to boats. There are a few buildings remaining in Dønnesfjord, including Dønnesfjord Church, but there are no more permanent residents. Some homes are used as summer cabins for vacations, and the church is occasionally used for special services and weddings.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dønnesfjord" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2013-01-14. 
  2. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Dønnesfjord" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2013-01-14.