Batsfjord Tourism, Norway

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Båtsfjord is the administrative centre of Båtsfjord Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. The fishing village is located along the 13-kilometre (8.1 mi) long Båtsfjorden, an inlet from the Barents Sea, along the northern coast of the Varanger Peninsula. The village sits at the northern end of Norwegian County Road 891. The Båtsfjord Airport lies just south of the village. The Hurtigruten coastal express has regular stops at Båtsfjord. The 1.49-square-kilometre (370-acre) village has a population (2013) of 2,133; which gives the village a population density of 1,432 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,710/sq mi). The village is home to about 99% of all the residents in the entire municipality (there are 2,089 residents in Båtsfjord Municipality in 2012). Båtsfjord is one of the biggest fishing ports in Finnmark county with around 10,000 boat arrivals each year. The village also has a number of facilities for fish processing. Historically, there were three whaling stations in Båtsfjord too, but they are no longer in operation. Båtsfjord has shopping facilities, a post office, a school, and Båtsfjord Church.

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