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Sør-Tverrfjord is located in Finnmark
Sør-Tverrfjord is located in Norway
Location in Finnmark
Coordinates: 70°13′10″N 21°42′50″E / 70.21944°N 21.71389°E / 70.21944; 21.71389Coordinates: 70°13′10″N 21°42′50″E / 70.21944°N 21.71389°E / 70.21944; 21.71389
Country Norway
Region Northern Norway
County Finnmark
District Vest-Finnmark
Municipality Loppa
Elevation[1] 7 m (23 ft)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 9584 Sør-Tverrfjord

Sør-Tverrfjord is a village in the municipality of Loppa in Finnmark county, Norway. The village is located on the mainland of Loppa, along the Langfjorden, and south of the island of Silda. The village is connected by road to the village of Sandland to the north, and it is connected to the rest of Norway by a ferry from Sør-Tverrfjord to Bergsfjord and then to Øksfjord. The isolated village of Langfjordhamn lies about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) to the southeast at the end of the fjord, accessible only by boat. The Langfjordjøkelen glacier lies about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) south of Sør-Tverrfjord.


  1. ^ "Sør-Tverrfjord" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2013-01-04.