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|Location||Troms og Finnmark, Norway|
|Area||187 km2 (72 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||1,010 m (3310 ft)|
|County||Troms og Finnmark|
|Pop. density||1/km2 (3/sq mi)|
Tjeldøya (Norwegian) or Dielddasuolu (Northern Sami) is an island in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The 187-square-kilometre (72 sq mi) island is located entirely in Tjeldsund Municipality. North and west of the island lies the Tjeldsundet strait which separates it from the large island of Hinnøya; south of the island is the Ofotfjorden; and east of the island lies the Ramsundet strait which separates it from the mainland of Norway. Tjeldøya is connected to the mainland by the Ramsund Bridge, about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) south of the village of Hol.
Midsund is a former municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It was part of the Romsdal region. The administrative centre was the village of Midsund on Otrøya island. Other settlements on the island included Uglvik and Raknes in the north and Nord-Heggdal in the southeast.
Tjeldsund is a municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The southwestern part of the municipality is part of the traditional district of Ofoten and the rest of the municipality is part of Central Hålogaland. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Evenskjer. Other important villages include Fjelldal, Myklebostad, Grovfjord, Renså, Sandstrand, Tovik, and Ramsund. Norges Brannskole is situated in Fjelldal. Marinejegerkommandoen is based south of Ramsund.
Hinnøya is the fourth-largest island in Norway, and the largest outside the Svalbard archipelago. The 2,204.7-square-kilometre (851.2 sq mi) lies just off the western coast of Northern Norway. The island sits on the border of Nordland and Troms og Finnmark counties. The western part of the island is in the district of Vesterålen, the southwestern part is in the Lofoten district, the southeastern part is in the Ofoten district, and the northeastern part is in Troms. As of 2017, Hinnøya had a population of 32,688. The only town on the island is the town of Harstad. Some of the larger villages include Borkenes, Lødingen, Sigerfjord, and Sørvik. The island is split between the municipalities of Harstad, Tjeldsund and Kvæfjord in Troms og Finnmark county, as well as Andøy, Hadsel, Lødingen, Sortland, and Vågan in Nordland county.
Tjeldsundet is a strait in Northern Norway. The 50-kilometre long strait is located between the island of Hinnøya and mainland Norway in its northern part and between Hinnøya and the island of Tjeldøya in its southern part. Tjeldsundet has been an important waterway for more than 1,000 years and was well known and used during the Viking Age.
Karmsund is a strait located in Rogaland county, Norway. The 30-kilometre (19 mi) long strait separates the island of Karmøy on the west and the mainland of Norway and island of Vestre Bokn in the east. The strait runs through the municipalities of Haugesund, Karmøy, and Bokn. The town of Haugesund lies at the northern end of the strait and the town of Kopervik lies in the central part of the strait, and the town of Skudeneshavn lies near the southern end where the strait flows into the Boknafjorden. The Karmsund Bridge, a part of the European route E134 highway, links Karmøy to the mainland. The bridge was completed in 1955. The small islands of Vibrandsøy, Risøy, and Hasseløy lie in the strait at the northern end, just off shore from the town of Haugesund.
Tysnesøya or Tysnesøy is an island in Tysnes municipality in Vestland county, Norway. The 198-square-kilometre (76 sq mi) island makes up the vast majority of the island municipality of Tysnes. The tallest point on the island is the 753-metre (2,470 ft) tall mountain Tysnessåto.
Bremangerlandet is an island in Bremanger Municipality in the traditional district of Nordfjord in Vestland county, Norway. The 153-square-kilometre (59 sq mi) island is one of the largest islands in the county. The highest point on the island is the 889-metre (2,917 ft) tall mountain Svartevassegga, however the cliff at Hornelen, located 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) to the east, is more well-known and has an elevation of 860 metres (2,820 ft). The 4-kilometre (2.5 mi) long lake Dalevatnet is located in the central part of the island.
Ertvågsøya is an island in the municipality of Aure in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The island has an area of 139.7 square kilometres (53.9 sq mi) and the highest point is the 694-metre (2,277 ft) tall Korsbekkfjellet. The small islands of Rottøya and Ruøya lie to the east of the island and the islands of Solskjelsøya and Stabblandet lie to the west. The Arasvikfjorden strait runs along the south side of the island and the Gjerdevika, an arm of the Edøyfjorden passes along the north side of the island. The island is nearly bisected by the Foldfjorden, a narrow bay reaching 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) south into the central part of the island.
Tromsøysundet (Norwegian) or Romssanuorri (Northern Sami) is a strait located in Tromsø Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The 11-kilometre (6.8 mi) long strait separates the island of Tromsøya from the mainland east of the island. The strait is crossed by the Tromsøysund Tunnel and by the Tromsø Bridge. The strait ranges from about 0.6–3 kilometres (0.4–1.9 mi) wide. The strait connects to the Balsfjorden and Straumsfjorden to the south and into the Kvalsundet and Grøtsundet straits to the north.
Vestre Bokn is an island in Bokn municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 36-square-kilometre (14 sq mi) island is the main island of the municipality. It lies on the northern side of the Boknafjorden at the southern end of the Karmsundet strait. Vestre Bokn lies between the islands of Karmøy and Austre Bokn and Ognøya. The main population centre on the island is the village of Føresvik, the administrative centre of the whole municipality. There are about 661 inhabitants on the island.
Eigerøya is an island in Eigersund municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 19.9-square-kilometre (7.7 sq mi) island lies just off the mainland coast in the town of Egersund. The highest point on the island is the 131-metre (430 ft) tall Varden. The U-shaped island is divided into two parts by the Lundarviga bay. The northwestern (smaller) side of the island is called Nordre Eigerøya and the larger side on the southeast is called Søre Eigerøya.
Hol is a village in Tjeldsund Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The village is located along the Tjeldsundet strait on the northeastern shore of the island of Tjeldøya. The village lies about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) north of the Ramsund Bridge. Tjeldsund Church is located in this village.
Andørja (Norwegian) or Áttir (Northern Sami) is an island in Ibestad Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The 135-square-kilometre (52 sq mi) island lies about 25 kilometres (16 mi) east of the town of Harstad. The island is located entirely within the present-day municipality of Ibestad, although the island itself was a separate municipality (Andørja) from 1926 until 1964. The largest population area on Andørja island is the Å - Ånstad - Laupstad area on the west coast with 205 residents (2001). Andørja Church is located in Engenes on the northwestern tip of the island.
Dyrøya is an island in Dyrøy Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The 53-square-kilometre (20 sq mi) island is located between the large island of Senja and the mainland of Norway. The Dyrøysundet strait lies to the east of the island and the Tranøyfjorden lies to the north and west. The island of Andørja lies about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) south of Dyrøya.
Kroken is a neighborhood in the city of Tromsø which lies in Tromsø Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The neighborhood is located along the Tromsøysundet strait on the mainland, just across the strait from the city centre of Tromsø which lies on the island of Tromsøya. The Tromsdalen area of the city of Tromsø lies about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) to the south and the village of Movik lies about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) to the north. The village is considered part of the Tromsdalen urban area.
Gisundet is a strait in Senja Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The 35-kilometre (22 mi) long strait separates the island of Senja from the mainland. The strait flows into the Malangen fjord in the north and into the Finnfjorden in the south. The strait is crossed by the Gisund Bridge which connects the village of Silsand on the island to the town of Finnsnes on the mainland.
Grøtsundet is a strait between Tromsø and Karlsøy in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The 25-kilometre (16 mi) long strait separates the islands of Reinøya and Ringvassøya from the mainland to the south. The strait has a width of 4–5 kilometres (2.5–3.1 mi). The strait is one of the main shipping lanes into the city of Tromsø, which lies about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) southwest of the strait.
Karmøy is an island in the northwestern part of Rogaland county, Norway. The 176.8 square kilometres (68.3 sq mi) island makes up the majority of the municipality of Karmøy, along with the islands of Feøy, some smaller surrounding islands, and part of the mainland south of the municipality of Haugesund. It is the largest island in Rogaland county. The island is separated from the mainland by the Karmsundet strait. The Boknafjorden lies to the south and southeast of the island. The Sirafjorden lies to the west, separating Karmøy from the islands of Utsira and Feøy.
Hidra is the largest island in Agder county, Norway. The 20.8-square-kilometre (8.0 sq mi) island lies in Flekkefjord municipality, south of the mainland coast, separated by the 350-metre (1,150 ft) wide Hidrasund strait and the Listafjorden. The island has about 500 residents, mostly living on the west side in Kirkehavn, where Hidra Church is located. The village of Rasvåg is another main village on the south side of the island. In 2007, the government of Norway studied the possibility of building an undersea tunnel to connect the island to the mainland without a ferry, but it was deemed to be too costly for the small benefit.
Hisøya or Hisøy is an island in Agder county, Norway. The island has been part of the municipality of Arendal since 1992. The main village areas on the island are Kolbjørnsvik, His, Slåbervig, and Sandviga. The village of Kolbjørnsvik is located across the harbor from the town of Arendal. There are two bridges that connect Hisøya to the mainland: the Strøm Bridge on the northwest side of the island and the Vippa Bridge on the southwest side of the island. In 2015, the island was home to about 4,450 people giving it a population density of about 550 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,400/sq mi).