Sagfjord Church

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Sagfjord Church
Sagfjord kirke
Sagfjord kirke.jpg
View of the church
Sagfjord Church is located in Nordland
Sagfjord Church
Sagfjord Church
Location in Nordland
Sagfjord Church is located in Norway
Sagfjord Church
Sagfjord Church
Location in Nordland
Coordinates: 68°00′00″N 15°46′06″E / 68.0000°N 15.7682°E / 68.0000; 15.7682
Location Hamarøy, Nordland
Country Norway
Denomination Church of Norway
Churchmanship Evangelical Lutheran
History
Events Moved to Karlsøy in 1885
Architecture
Status Parish church
Functional status Active
Completed 1775
Specifications
Capacity 200
Materials Wood
Administration
Parish Sagfjord
Deanery Ofoten prosti
Diocese Diocese of Sør-Hålogaland

Sagfjord Church (Norwegian: Sagfjord kirke) is a parish church in the municipality of Hamarøy in Nordland county, Norway. It is located in the village of Karlsøy. The church is part of the Sagfjord parish in the Ofoten deanery in the Diocese of Sør-Hålogaland.[1]

History[edit]

Sagfjord Church was originally built in 1775 in Presteid as the Old Hamarøy Church. In 1885, it was moved to Karlsøy and became the Sagfjord Church. The church seats about 200 people.[2][3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Sagfjord kirke" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  2. ^ "Sagfjord kirke" (in Norwegian). Kirkesøk: Kirkebyggdatabasen. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ "Våre kirker" (in Norwegian). Hamarøy menighet. Retrieved 2012-05-11.