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Bjornskinn

Bjornskinn is a village in Andoy Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The village of Bjornskinn lies along the southern part of the island of Andoya, about 2 kilometres northwest of the larger village of Risoyhamn. The village is the site of ...

Bleik

Bleik is a fishing village in Andoy Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The village is located on the northwestern part of the island of Andoya, about 10 kilometres southwest of the village of Andenes. The 0.38-square-kilometre 94-acre villa ...

Bleikvasslia

Bleikvasslia is a village in Hemnes Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The village is located about 20 kilometres south of the village of Korgen, just southwest of the lake Bleikvatnet. Bleikvasslia is a former mining community, but water s ...

Bliksvær

Bliksvær or Briksvær is an island group in the Vestfjorden in Bodo Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The islands are located about 15 kilometres west of the town of Bodo. The Helligvær islands are about 12 kilometres to the north, Landegod ...

Blokktinden

Blokktinden or Blokktind is a mountain in the municipality of Rodoy in Nordland county, Norway. It is located on the southern side of Tjongsfjorden, across from the village of Tjong. The summit has a good view of the Svartisen glacier and the coa ...

Bo, Nordland (village)

Bo is a village in Bo Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The village is located on the southwest shore of the large island of Langoya, looking out towards the small island of Litloya. Norwegian County Road 820 runs through the village. The ...

Bogen, Evenes

Bogen or Randa is the administrative centre of Evenes Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The village is located along the shore of the Ofotfjorden, about 10 kilometres northeast of the village of Liland. The European route E10 highway passe ...

Bolga

Bolga is an island in the municipality of Meloy in Nordland county, Norway. The 2.4-square-kilometre island has a population of 105. It is located west of the islands of Meloya and Åmoya, just off the coast of the Helgeland region. The highest po ...

Bolna, Rana

Bolna or Bållna is a mountain in the Saltfjellet mountain range in the municipality of Rana in Nordland county, Norway. The mountain peak reaches 1.460 metres above sea level, and is located just north of the Arctic Circle inside Saltfjellet–Svar ...

Borg, Vestvågoy

Borg is a tiny hamlet just north of the village of Bostad in Vestvågoy Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. It is located along the European route E10 highway in the central part of the island of Vestvågoya in the Lofoten archipelago. Borge C ...

Brottoya

Brottoya or Brottoy is an island in Hadsel Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The island lies in the Hadselfjorden, on the west side of the northern entrance to the Raftsundet strait. Brottoya has an area of approximately 2.8 square kilomet ...

Central Hålogaland

Central Hålogaland is a district of Northern Norway constituting the traditional districts of Ofoten, Lofoten, Vesterålen and Southern Troms. It has a population of 117.000, with the largest towns being Harstad and Narvik. Smaller towns which act ...

De syv sostre

De syv sostre or The Seven Sisters is a mountain range on the island of Alsten in Alstahaug Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The mountain range consists of seven peaks on the southeastern half of the island. The mountains are listed from ...

Digermulen

Digermulen is a village in Vågan Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. It is located on the southwestern tip of the large island of Hinnoya. It is the main village of eastern Vågan since that part of the municipality is not directly connected ...

Donna (island)

Donna is the largest island in Donna Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The 138-square-kilometre island lies off the west coast of the mainland of Helgeland, Norway. The islands of Lokta and Tomma lie northeast of the island, the islands of ...

Drag, Norway

Drag or Ajluokta or Ailuokta is a village in the municipality of Hamaroy in Nordland county, Norway. It is located along the Tysfjorden, about 180 kilometres northeast of the town of Bodo and about 110 kilometres south of the town of Narvik. The ...

Dyroya, Oksnes

Dyroya is a small island in Oksnes Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. It is located off the west coast of the large island of Langoya in the Vesterålen archipelago. The small islands of Næroya and Tindsoya lie to the west and the island of ...

Elsfjord

Elsfjord is a village in Vefsn Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The village is located at the end of the Elsfjorden, about 35 kilometres northeast of the town of Mosjoen. The European route E06 highway is accessed about 4 kilometres south ...

Engeloy Bridges

The Engeloy Bridges are two bridges in the municipality of Steigen in Nordland county, Norway. The bridges were built in 1978 to connect the island of Engeloya to the mainland. The higher bridge goes from the mainland at the village of Bogen to t ...

Engeloya

Engeloya is an island in the northern part of Steigen Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The island has an area of 69 square kilometres. The highest point on the island is the 649-metre Trohornet mountain. The rocky, mountainous island has ...

Fjelldal

Fjelldal is a village in Tjeldsund Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The village is located on the eastern bank of the Tjeldsundet strait in the northeastern part of the municipality. The village is located about halfway between t ...

Flatoy Lighthouse

Flatoy Lighthouse is a coastal lighthouse in Steigen Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The lighthouse is located on the island of Store Flatoya on the southeastern part of the Vestfjorden.

Floyfjellet

Floya or Floyfjellet is a mountain adjacent to the town of Svolvær in Vågan Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The 590-metre tall mountain is located near the southeastern shore of the island of Austvågoya in the Lofoten archipelago. The mo ...

Folda, Nordland

The Folda or Folla is a fjord in Nordland county, Norway. The fjord is located in the municipalities of Bodo, Steigen, and Sorfold. The Folda empties into the Vestfjorden about 40 kilometres northeast of the town of Bodo. The fjord is about 9 kil ...

Frostisen

Frostisen or Ruostajiekņa is a glacier in Narvik Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. It is one of the larger plateau glaciers in Norway. Frostisen covers an area of about 25 square kilometres. The elevation of the glacier ranges from 840 to ...

Fugloya, Gildeskål

Fugloya is an island in Gildeskål Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The 13-square-kilometre island is very mountainous, with the highest point being the 765-metre tall Hagtinden. The island has no permanent residents, but as recently as th ...

Gåsvær

Gåsvær is an island group in the municipality of Heroy in Nordland county, Norway. It is located about 15 kilometres northwest of the municipal center of Silvalen. The main islands in the group include Nordgåsvær, Sorgåsvær, Flatoya, and Innerodd ...

Gautelisvatnet

Gautelisvatnet or Guovdelisjavri is a lake that is located on the border of Norway and Sweden, about 50 kilometres southeast of the town of Narvik. The Norwegian side lies in Narvik Municipality in Nordland county and the Swedish side lies in Gal ...

Gimsoysand

Gimsoysand or Gimsoy is a village in Vågan Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The village is located on the northeastern shore of the island of Gimsoya, southeast of the villages of Saupstad and Vinje. Gimsoy Church is located in the villag ...

Gjeroy

Gjeroy or Gjerdoya is an island in the municipality of Rodoy in Nordland county, Norway. It is located in a group of islands located west of the peninsula between the Tjongsfjorden and Melfjorden. It lies south of the island of Rodoya, north of t ...

Glåpen Lighthouse

Glåpen Lighthouse is a coastal lighthouse in Moskenes Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The lighthouse sits on the southeastern shore of the island of Moskenesoya, just south of the village of Sorvågen on the northern coast of the Vestfjorden.

Gladstad

Gladstad is the administrative centre of the municipality of Vega in Nordland county, Norway. It is located in the central part of the island of Vega, about 3.5 kilometres southeast of the village of Holand. Vega Church is located in Gladstad. Th ...

Grytoy Lighthouse

Grytoy Lighthouse is a coastal lighthouse in Bodo Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. It is located in the Vestfjorden in the Helligvær islands, about 25 kilometres northwest of the town of Bodo. The current light sits atop a 10.5-metre 34 f ...

Grytting

Grytting is a village in Hadsel Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The village is located on the island of Langoya on the northern shore of the Hadselfjorden. It is located approximately half-way between the towns of Stokmarknes and Sortlan ...

Håkvik

Håkvik or Håkvika or Ginnasluokta is a village in Narvik Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The village is located along the southern shore of the Ofotfjorden, southwest of the town of Narvik and the village of Ankenesstranda. Håkvik Chapel ...

Hadseloya

Hadseloya or Hadseloy is an island in Hadsel Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. It is located in the Vesterålen region on the north side of the Hadselfjorden. The town of Stokmarknes is situated on the northern shore of the island and the v ...

Halsa, Nordland

Halsa is a village in the municipality of Meloy in Nordland county, Norway. The village is located along Norwegian County Road 17, across the fjord from the village of Ågskardet. Halsa Church is located in this village, serving the southern part ...

Halsfjorden

Halsfjorden is a fjord arm of Stokkafjorden in Vefsn municipality in Nordland. The fjord is 8 kilometres long to the village of Sorfjorden at the bottom of Sorfjorden. Fjorden has its entrance between Skonsengodden to the south and Merra and Hals ...

Hamaroyskaftet

Hamaroyskaftet is a mountain in Hamaroy Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The 612-metre mountain is a characteristic landmark of the region. It is located about 10 kilometres west of the villages of Oppeid and Presteid and about 7 kilometr ...

Hamnoy

Hamnoy or Hamnoya is a small fishing village in Moskenes Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. It is located on the eastern side of the island of Moskenesoya, about 1.5 kilometres northeast of the village of Reine, along the Vestfjorden. Hamno ...

Handnesoya

Handnesoya is an island in the municipality of Nesna in Nordland county, Norway. The 34.4-square-kilometre island lies between the islands of Tomma and Hugla and the mainland, along the Sjona fjord. The mountainous island has a very narrow flat a ...

Hartvikvatnet

Hartvikvatnet or Arajavri is a lake in Narvik Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The 2.3-square-kilometre lake is located about 4 kilometres east of the village of Bjerkvik and just less than 20 kilometres with the border with Sweden. The E ...

Hattfjelldal (village)

Hattfjelldal or Aarborte is the administrative centre of Hattfjelldal Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The village is located along the river Vefsna, about 25 kilometres west of the border with Sweden. The large lake Rossvatnet lies about ...

Haugland, Luroy

Haugland is a village in the municipality of Luroy in Nordland county, Norway. The village is located on the mainland coast, along the Aldersundet strait between the mainland and the island of Aldra. Norwegian County Road 17 passes through the vi ...

Hauknes

Hauknes is a village in the municipality of Rana in Nordland county, Norway. It is a suburb of the town of Mo i Rana, which is located just a few kilometers to the northeast. The village is located on the south side of the Ranfjorden. The lake An ...

Heggmovatnet

Heggmovatnet is a lake that lies in the municipality of Bodo in Nordland county, Norway. The 9.38-square-kilometre lake is located about 10 kilometres northeast of the village of Loding. The lake is regulated and it is the main water source for t ...

Heilhornet

Heilhornet is a mountain in the municipality of Bindal in Nordland, Norway. It has a height of 1.058 metres and is a landmark visible from the sea lane. The Norwegian County Road 17 runs along the western base of the mountain.

Helgåvatnet

Helgåvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Rana in Nordland county, Norway. The 3.52-square-kilometre lake lies about 5 kilometres northeast of the village of Flostrand.

Hellfjorden (Vesterålen)

Hellfjorden is a fjord in Nordland county, Norway. The 6.5-kilometre long fjord is an arm off of the main Eidsfjorden and the border between Sortland Municipality and Bo Municipality runs right down the middle of the fjord. The narrow fjord cuts ...

Helligvær

Helligvær is an island group in the Vestfjorden in Bodo Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The islands are located about 25 kilometres northwest of the town of Bodo. The Bliksvær islands are about 12 kilometres to the south, Landegode islan ...