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Kjerringøy is located in Nordland
Location in Nordland
Kjerringøy is located in Norway
Kjerringøy (Norway)
Coordinates: 67°31′10″N 14°45′51″E / 67.5195°N 14.7643°E / 67.5195; 14.7643Coordinates: 67°31′10″N 14°45′51″E / 67.5195°N 14.7643°E / 67.5195; 14.7643
Country Norway
Region Northern Norway
County Nordland
District Salten
Municipality Bodø Municipality
Elevation[1] 11 m (36 ft)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code 8093 Kjerringøy

Kjerringøy is a village in Bodø Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The village is located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) north of the town of Bodø, along the Karlsøyfjorden, just south of the entrance to the Folda fjord. The Kjerringøy Church is located in the village.

Kjerringøy tradingpost
Midnight sun in Kjerringøy

The Kjerringøy trading post, a part of the Nordland Museum, is located in the village.[2]

Historically, the village was the administrative centre of the old municipality of Kjerringøy which existed from 1906 until 1964.


  1. ^ "Kjerringøy, Bodø (Nordland)". yr.no. Retrieved 2018-09-15. 
  2. ^ Thorsnæs, Geir, ed. (2016-05-30). "Kjerringøy handelssted". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2018-09-15. 

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