Kaljord

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Kaljord
Village
Kaljord is located in Nordland
Kaljord
Kaljord
Kaljord is located in Norway
Kaljord
Kaljord
Location in Nordland
Coordinates: 68°31′32″N 15°16′23″E / 68.52556°N 15.27306°E / 68.52556; 15.27306Coordinates: 68°31′32″N 15°16′23″E / 68.52556°N 15.27306°E / 68.52556; 15.27306
Country Norway
Region Northern Norway
County Nordland
District Vesterålen
Municipality Hadsel
Elevation[1] 7 m (23 ft)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 8414 Hennes

Kaljord is a village in the municipality of Hadsel in Nordland county, Norway. It is located along the Hadselfjorden on the island of Hinnøya. The area surrounding Kaljord is known as Innlandet or Hadsel Innland and it includes the neighboring villages of Hennes, Kvitnes, Kvantoelv, and Fiskfjord.

There are approximately 600 people that live in the area. Kaljord lies at the east end of the main road, with shops, petrol stations, a quay, and a ferry terminal (with connections to Lonkan and Hanøyvika, along the E10 highway).[2] There used to also be farms and a boat company in and around Kaljord. Møysalen National Park is located a short distance to the east.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kaljord" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2012-07-25. 
  2. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Hadsel: Samferdsel" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-07-25.