Flakstadøya

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Flakstadøya
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Norway - Flakstadoy.PNG
Flakstadøya is located in Nordland
Flakstadøya
Flakstadøya
Location of the island
Flakstadøya is located in Norway
Flakstadøya
Flakstadøya
Flakstadøya (Norway)
Geography
LocationNordland, Norway
Coordinates68°04′01″N 13°17′56″E / 68.0670°N 13.2988°E / 68.0670; 13.2988Coordinates: 68°04′01″N 13°17′56″E / 68.0670°N 13.2988°E / 68.0670; 13.2988
ArchipelagoLofoten
Area110 km2 (42 sq mi)
Length20 km (12 mi)
Width8.5 km (5.28 mi)
Highest elevation931 m (3,054 ft)
Highest pointStjerntinden
Administration
Norway
CountyNordland
MunicipalityFlakstad Municipality
Demographics
Population1119
Pop. density10 /km2 (30 /sq mi)

Flakstadøya is an island in the Lofoten archipelago in Nordland county, Norway. The entire island lies within Flakstad Municipality with the Vestfjorden on the east side of the island and the Norwegian Sea on the west side of the island.

Geography[edit]

The island is connected to the neighboring island of Moskenesøya (to the south and west) by the Kåkern Bridge and Fredvang Bridges. It is connected to the island of Vestvågøya (to the northeast) through the undersea Nappstraum Tunnel. The European route E10 highway crosses the island and connecting to the neighboring islands.[1]

There are several villages on the island including the administrative centre of the municipality, Ramberg, and others such as Fredvang, Nusfjord, Sund, Vikten, and Napp.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Flakstadøya" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-06-14.

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