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Oppeid is located in Nordland
Location in Nordland
Oppeid is located in Norway
Oppeid (Norway)
Coordinates: 68°05′06″N 15°36′11″E / 68.08500°N 15.60306°E / 68.08500; 15.60306Coordinates: 68°05′06″N 15°36′11″E / 68.08500°N 15.60306°E / 68.08500; 15.60306
Country Norway
Region Northern Norway
County Nordland
District Salten
Municipality Hamarøy
 • Total 0.65 km2 (0.25 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 55 m (180 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 498
 • Density 766/km2 (1,980/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code 8294 Hamarøy

Oppeid is a village and the administrative centre of the municipality of Hamarøy in Nordland county, Norway. The village is located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) southwest of the town of Narvik. It is located right next to the village of Presteid on a small isthmus of land between the Kaldvågfjorden and the Presteidfjorden. The 0.65-square-kilometre (160-acre) village has a population (2013) of 498. The population density is 766 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,980/sq mi).[1] The village is home to the Knut Hamsun videregående skole (upper secondary school), a museum, and cafe.[3]


  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality". 
  2. ^ "Oppeid" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2012-05-07. 
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Oppeid" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-05-07.