Kåfjorden (Troms)

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Kåfjorden / Gáivuotna
A view from the northeast coast of Kåfjorden, 2012 March.jpg
View of the fjord
Kåfjorden (Troms) is located in Troms
Kåfjorden (Troms)
Kåfjorden (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.