Nordland is a county in Northern Norway.
- Bodø pop 42,000
- Brønnøysund pop 6,000 With the mountain with a large hole thru, Torghatten.
- Fauske pop 7,000
- Leknes pop 3,000
- Mo i Rana pop 20,000
- Mosjøen pop 10,000
- Narvik pop 15,000
- Sandnessjøen pop 7,000 Has the remarkable mountains The Seven Sisters.
- Svolvær pop 5,000
Other destinations 
Get in 
By plane 
The main airports are in Bodø (IATA: BOO)and Evenes (IATA: EVE)(near Narvik), both providing several daily direct flights to Oslo Airport. There are numerous smaller airports in Nordland, as in Brønnøysund, Mo i Rana, Leknes and Svolvær in Lofoten.
By rail 
The Nordlandsbanen (Nordland line) railway goes north to Fauske and Bodø. There are also railway from Sweden to Narvik.
By bus 
Express buses, often the cheapest alternative, goes further north to Narvik and Lofoten from Fauske and Bodø.
By car 
The E6 road is the main road, going along the entire county.
Get around 
The easiest way to get around is by bus or boat if you don't have a car.
- Old fishing cabins in Lofoten.
- Strong tide current in Saltstraumen by Bødø
- A spectacular hole in a mountain called Torghatten, at Brønnøysund.
In Lofoten, and along the entire county, you can go fishing, diving and mountain climbing. A whale safari (Orca) with snorkeling is also an option in the Tysfjord area. Whale watching tours to the nearby continental shelf, where sightings of Sperm whales are common, are arranged from Andenes and also Nyksund in Vesterålen.
Stay safe 
If you stay on land you ought to be safe for most of the time. If you go out on the sea for fishing or diving, check the local weather forecasts as rapid weather changes can occur.