Nordfold

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Nordfold
Village
View of the village
View of the village
Nordfold is located in Nordland
Nordfold
Nordfold
Location in Nordland
Nordfold is located in Norway
Nordfold
Nordfold
Nordfold (Norway)
Coordinates: 67°45′44″N 15°13′49″E / 67.7623°N 15.2302°E / 67.7623; 15.2302Coordinates: 67°45′44″N 15°13′49″E / 67.7623°N 15.2302°E / 67.7623; 15.2302
CountryNorway
RegionNorthern Norway
CountyNordland
DistrictSalten
MunicipalitySteigen Municipality
Elevation5 m (16 ft)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
8286 Nordfold

Nordfold is a village in Steigen Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The village of Nordfold lies along the Nordfolda, a northern branch of the main Folda fjord. It lies about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) east of the municipal centre of Leinesfjorden. It is the location of the Nordfold Church.[2]

History[edit]

The village was the administrative centre of the old municipality of Nordfold which existed from 1906 until 1964. Prior to the opening of the Steigen Tunnel in 1990, there was no road access to the municipality and Nordfold was the ferry quay for the regular ferry routes connecting Steigen to the rest of the country.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nordfold, Steigen (Nordland)". yr.no. Retrieved 2018-09-15.
  2. ^ a b Thorsnæs, Geir, ed. (2016-06-17). "Nordfold". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2018-09-15.