Strand, Nordland

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Strand is located in Nordland
Strand is located in Norway
Location in Nordland
Coordinates: 68°41′50″N 15°26′58″E / 68.69722°N 15.44944°E / 68.69722; 15.44944Coordinates: 68°41′50″N 15°26′58″E / 68.69722°N 15.44944°E / 68.69722; 15.44944
Country Norway
Region Northern Norway
County Nordland
District Vesterålen
Municipality Sortland
 • Total 0.42 km2 (0.16 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 6 m (20 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 629
 • Density 1,498/km2 (3,880/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 8400 Sortland

Strand is a village in the municipality of Sortland in Nordland county, Norway. It is located on the island of Hinnøya at the eastern end of the Sortland Bridge which crosses the Sortlandsundet strait and connects to the town of Sortland on Langøya island. It is located about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) north of the village of Sigerfjord. The 0.42-square-kilometre (100-acre) village has a population (2013) of 629. The population density is 1,498 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,880/sq mi).[1][3]


  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  2. ^ "Strand, Sortland" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-07-29. 
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Strand – tettsted" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-07-29.