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Vangsvik / Vangsvika
Vangsvik / Vangsvika is located in Troms
Vangsvik / Vangsvika
Vangsvik / Vangsvika
Location in Troms
Vangsvik / Vangsvika is located in Norway
Vangsvik / Vangsvika
Vangsvik / Vangsvika
Vangsvik / Vangsvika (Norway)
Coordinates: 69°10′14″N 17°44′02″E / 69.17056°N 17.73389°E / 69.17056; 17.73389Coordinates: 69°10′14″N 17°44′02″E / 69.17056°N 17.73389°E / 69.17056; 17.73389
Country Norway
Region Northern Norway
County Troms
District Midt-Troms
Municipality Tranøy
Elevation[1] 20 m (70 ft)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 9304 Vangsvik

Vangsvik or Vangsvika is a village in the municipality of Tranøy in Troms county, Norway. The village, which is the administrative centre of the municipality, has a population of about 350. The village has a school, Vangsvik Chapel, store, and medical office. There is also a large fish farming facility nearby. The Senja Rutebil (bus company) has its headquarters in Vangsvik.

Vangsvik is located on the south side of the island of Senja, along the Solbergfjorden.[2] It is about 15 km (9.3 mi) southwest of the town of Finnsnes in neighboring Lenvik municipality. Vangsvik is also about 32 km (20 mi) northeast of the village of Stonglandseidet and about 40 km (25 mi) from the village of Å.


  1. ^ "Vangsvika" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-11-23. 
  2. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Vangsvik" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2010-03-23.