Leinesfjord

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Leinesfjord

Leinesfjorden
Myklebostad
Village
Leinesfjord is located in Nordland
Leinesfjord
Leinesfjord
Location in Nordland
Leinesfjord is located in Norway
Leinesfjord
Leinesfjord
Leinesfjord (Norway)
Coordinates: 67°46′29″N 15°00′58″E / 67.7746°N 15.0161°E / 67.7746; 15.0161Coordinates: 67°46′29″N 15°00′58″E / 67.7746°N 15.0161°E / 67.7746; 15.0161
CountryNorway
RegionNorthern Norway
CountyNordland
DistrictSalten
MunicipalitySteigen
Area
 • Total0.25 km2 (0.10 sq mi)
Elevation7 m (23 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total202
 • Density808/km2 (2,090/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
8283 Leinesfjord

Leinesfjord or Myklebostad is the administrative centre of the municipality of Steigen in Nordland county, Norway. The village is located about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) west of the village of Nordfold along the Leinesfjorden, the fjord after which the village is named. The local school is located here as well as Leinesfjord Chapel.[3]

The 0.25-square-kilometre (62-acre) village has a population (2018) of 202 which gives the village a population density of 808 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,090/sq mi).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2018). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality".
  2. ^ "Leinesfjorden, Steigen (Nordland)". yr.no. Retrieved 2019-01-19.
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Leinesfjord" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-04-26.