Drag, Norway

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Drag  (Norwegian)
Ájluokta  (Lule Sami)

Áiluokta  (Northern Sami)
Village
View of the village harbor
View of the village harbor
Drag is located in Nordland
Drag
Drag
Location in Nordland
Drag is located in Norway
Drag
Drag
Drag (Norway)
Coordinates: 68°02′41″N 16°04′47″E / 68.0446°N 16.0796°E / 68.0446; 16.0796Coordinates: 68°02′41″N 16°04′47″E / 68.0446°N 16.0796°E / 68.0446; 16.0796
CountryNorway
RegionNorthern Norway
CountyNordland
DistrictOfoten
MunicipalityTysfjord
Area
 • Total0.44 km2 (0.17 sq mi)
Elevation8 m (26 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total319
 • Density725/km2 (1,880/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
8270 Drag

Drag (Norwegian) or Ájluokta (Lule Sami) or Áiluokta (Northern Sami) is a village in the municipality of Tysfjord in Nordland county, Norway. It is located along the Tysfjorden, about 180 kilometres (110 mi) northeast of the town of Bodø and about 110 kilometres (68 mi) south of the town of Narvik. The 0.44-square-kilometre (110-acre) village has a population (2018) of 319 which gives the village a population density of 725 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,880/sq mi).[1]

Drag is located along Norwegian National Road 827 which runs through Drag to a ferry port that connects to the village of Kjøpsvik across the fjord. Árran, the national Lule Sami Center is located in Drag. The Drag/Helland Church is located just outside the village of Drag.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2018). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality".
  2. ^ "Drag, Tysfjord (Nordland)". yr.no. Retrieved 2019-01-14.
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Drag" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-05-14.