Place:Nesna, Nordland, Norway

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NameNesna
Alt namesBardalsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeMunicipality
Coordinates66.217°N 13.067°E
Located inNordland, Norway
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Nesna is a municipality in Nordland county, Norway. It is part of the Helgeland traditional region. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Nesna. Other villages in Nesna include Handnesneset, Husby, Saura, and Vikholmen.


The municipality consists of the three islands Tomma, Hugla (known as "Hugløy" by its inhabitants), and Handnesøya, and one peninsula that bears the name of the municipality, Nesna. The old Husby Estate is headquartered in Husby on Tomma island.

The Coastal Express arrives two times a day at the village of Nesna, the northbound arrives 05:30 and the southbound 11:15. The village of Nesna is also home to Nordland's education center Nesna University College, and there is also the KVN High School, and Nesna Church.

The municipality is the 340th largest by area out of the 422 municipalities in Norway. Nesna is the 337th most populous municipality in Norway with a population of 1,805. The municipality's population density is and its population has increased by 0.7% over the last decade.

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