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Misvær is a village in Bodø Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. It is located at the end of the Misværfjorden, about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southeast of the town of Bodø in the Skjerstad district of Bodø. The 0.48-square-kilometre (120-acre) village has a population (2011) of 245. The population density is 510 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,300/sq mi).[1]

Misvær
Village
View of the village
View of the village
Misvær is located in Nordland
Misvær
Misvær
Location of the village
Misvær is located in Norway
Misvær
Misvær
Misvær (Norway)
Coordinates: 67°07′07″N 14°59′57″E / 67.1187°N 14.9992°E / 67.1187; 14.9992Coordinates: 67°07′07″N 14°59′57″E / 67.1187°N 14.9992°E / 67.1187; 14.9992
CountryNorway
RegionNorthern Norway
CountyNordland
DistrictSalten
MunicipalityBodø Municipality
Area
 • Total0.48 km2 (0.19 sq mi)
Elevation12 m (39 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total245
 • Density510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Post Code
8100 Misvær
Websitewww.misvær.no
The centre of Misvær in March 2006.

Misvær was the administrative centre of the former municipality of Skjerstad. Misvær Church is located in the village. The Oldereid Hydroelectric Power Station stands northwest of Misvær.

Misvær has its own weather station where accurate weather conditions are updated every 10 minutes. Historical weather data from the village is also available.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2011). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality". Archived from the original on 14 November 2011.
  2. ^ "Misvær, Bodø (Nordland)". yr.no. Retrieved 2019-01-29.