Straume, Nordland

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View of the village
View of the village
Straume is located in Nordland
Location in Nordland
Straume is located in Norway
Straume (Norway)
Coordinates: 68°41′20″N 14°28′17″E / 68.68889°N 14.47139°E / 68.68889; 14.47139Coordinates: 68°41′20″N 14°28′17″E / 68.68889°N 14.47139°E / 68.68889; 14.47139
Country Norway
Region Northern Norway
County Nordland
District Vesterålen
 • Total 0.43 km2 (0.17 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 7 m (23 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 309
 • Density 719/km2 (1,860/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 8475 Straumsjøen

Straume is the administrative centre of the municipality of in Nordland county, Norway. It is located on the island of Langøya in the Vesterålen archipelago. The village is located about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) from the villages of (to the south) and Eide (to the north), in the west central part of the municipality. The 0.43-square-kilometre (110-acre) village has a population (2013) of 309. The population density of the village is 719 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,860/sq mi).[1][3]

Straume is the junction of county roads 820, 901, and 903. The Straume Nature Reserve lies south of the village.[4]

The municipal administration building in Straume


  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality". 
  2. ^ "Straume" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-07-29. 
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Straume – i Bø" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-07-29. 
  4. ^ Mijlø-direktoratet: Straume.