Kåfjorden (Troms)

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A view from the northeast coast of Kåfjorden, 2012 March.jpg
View of the fjord
Kåfjorden is located in Troms
Location in Troms
Location Gáivuotna–Kåfjord, Troms
Coordinates 69°29′55″N 20°48′12″E / 69.4987°N 20.8033°E / 69.4987; 20.8033Coordinates: 69°29′55″N 20°48′12″E / 69.4987°N 20.8033°E / 69.4987; 20.8033
Basin countries Norway
Max. length 20 kilometres (12 mi)
Max. width 3.5 kilometres (2.2 mi)
Settlements Birtavarre, Olderdalen

Kåfjorden (Northern Sami: Gáivuotna; Kven: Kaivuono) is a fjord in the municipality of Gáivuotna–Kåfjord in Troms county, Norway. The 20-kilometre (12 mi) long fjord is a branch off the main Lyngen stretching further inland to the village of Birtavarre. The European route E06 highway runs around the entire fjord.[1]

View of the fjord

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  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Kåfjorden – fjord i Gáivuotna" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-12-19.