Ballangen Tourism

Ballangen (Northern Sami: Bálák) is a municipality in Nordland county, Norway. It is part of the traditional district of Ofoten. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Ballangen. Other villages include Bjørkåsen, Kjeldebotn, Kobbvika, and Skarstad. The municipality borders Narvik to the east and Tysfjord to the south, and has a short border with Sweden to the southeast. Ballangen is situated on the southern shore of Ofotfjorden. Ballangen also includes the long and narrow Efjorden, just south of the much larger Ofotfjorden. Its immediate surroundings are dominated by fjords, mountains, and forests. Ballangen relies on the neighbouring Narvik as its economic base. The village of Ballangen lies along the southern shore of the Ofotfjorden along the European route E06 highway. The highway crosses the Efjord Bridges on its way to Ballangen and then on again to the town of Narvik. The 0.93-square-kilometre (230-acre) village of Ballangen has a population (2013) of 827. The population density is 889 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,300/sq mi).

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Ballangen in Norway awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in Ballangen. Ballangen is located at a short trip away from Leknes a major city in Norway. Leknes is bestowed with interesting set of attractions for every type of traveller. Also, to reach Ballangen, you'll have to take a flight to Leknes; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

Get, set and plan a journey with this amazing travel planner for Ballangen that shall leave you with plenty of memories at the end of your trip.

  • Know the pollution level of Ballangen before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • How safe is Ballangen for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Ballangen.

    • Burglary and Theft 62.5 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 62.5 (High)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 37.5 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 62.5 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 62.5 (High)
    • Safety Index 40.44 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 65.54 (High)
    • Pollution Index 32.76 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 15 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Ballangen

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.09 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.1 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 49.13 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 110.4 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 106.99 USD

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