Bodø is a port city and municipality in the Nordland region, in the north of Norway just after the Arctic Circle. It is one of Norway’s fastest-growing cities and an important industrial and construction center in this part of the country. Bodo is located on a peninsula on a beautiful stretch of the North Sea coast.

Population: about 51,000

Nearest airport: Bodo approx. 2 km from the city center


  • Narvik 300 km
  • Tromso 550 km
  • Trondheim 700 km
  • Oslo 1300 km


  • Borvasstindan mountain range
  • Polar day (from about June 2 to July 12) and polar night (from about December 10 to January 9)
  • Frequent and extremely beautiful auroras (X-III)
  • Lofoten Islands, known all over the world, which lie on the other side of Vestfjord
  • Eagle Safari


The strongest water current in the world is Saltstraumen in Bodo.

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