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Leirfjorden is located in Nordland
Location in Nordland

Leirfjorden is a fjord in the municipalities of Leirfjord and Alstahaug in Nordland county, Norway. The 20-kilometre (12 mi) long fjord is located east of the town of Sandnessjøen, between the mainland and the island of Alsta. There is a short strait that connects it to the Vefsnfjorden to the south.

View of the Helgeland Bridge over the Leirfjorden

There are two bridges that cross it: Helgeland Bridge in the west and Sundøy Bridge in the south. The village of Leland lies on the northern coast and the village of Sundøy lies on the southern coast.[1]

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  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Leirfjorden – i Leirfjord" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-01-10. 

Coordinates: 66°02′19″N 12°49′26″E / 66.03861°N 12.82389°E / 66.03861; 12.82389