Vangsvik

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Vangsvik / Vangsvika
Village
Vangsvik is located in Troms
Vangsvik
Vangsvik
Location in Troms
Vangsvik is located in Norway
Vangsvik
Vangsvik
Vangsvik (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 Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 0.39 km2 (0.15 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 20 m (70 ft)
Population (2017)[1]
 • Total 285
 • Density 731/km2 (1,890/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code 9304 Vangsvik

Vangsvik or Vangsvika is a village in Tranøy Municipality 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.[3] 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.

The 0.39-square-kilometre (96-acre) village has a population (2017) of 285 which gives the village a population density of 731 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,890/sq mi).[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2017). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality". 
  2. ^ "Vangsvika" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2012-11-23. 
  3. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Vangsvik" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2010-03-23.